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October 30, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented... More

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October 29, 2014 | Shahid Shah
Given healthcare IT professionals can make $90,000 or more annually, there has been growing interest in the industry. To help separate fact from fiction and dive a... More
October 29, 2014 | John Halamka
In 2014, there have been many changes at the Office of the National Coordinator. Although some have voiced concerns about loss of momentum, John Halamka, MD, believes... More
October 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
It's not news that the American Medical Association opposes ICD-10 implementation. But it's kind of fun when it grudgingly accepts it as a reality. For example... More
October 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand. More
October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More

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November 17, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
This is probably going to be one of many blogs you’ll read with a Thanksgiving theme. When it comes to employment, those of you who are fortunate to be employed, have a... More
November 17, 2011 | Kelly Mehler
Within the past month, the Occupy Wall Street movement has moved to other political regimes. A new website,, with the mission of "Working... More
November 17, 2011 | David Harlow
I was interviewed for an article on AIS Health that came out last week. The title of this article -- on health care social media and regulatory and legal issues that... More
November 16, 2011 | Chad Johnson
We’ve all heard the classic song Small Town by John Mellencamp, which romanticizes growing up and living in some place other than the big city. I, too, am what most... More
November 15, 2011 | Geoff Webb
The healthcare industry is under constant pressure to streamline the sharing and availability of information, while at the same time maintaining ever-more rigorous... More