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May 22, 2015 | Austin Kirkland
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow... More

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May 21, 2015 | John Halamka
Few want to publicly criticize the 21st Century Cures Act. But John Halamka, MD is happy to serve as the lightning rod for this discussion, pointing out those... More
May 21, 2015 | Nicholas Filler
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records... More
May 19, 2015 | William A. Tanenbaum
Mobile devices in healthcare institutions are giving rise to new data security and liability risks. Connected devices -- another way of describing "The Internet of... More
May 19, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic... More
May 18, 2015 | Christina Thielst
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes. More

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April 23, 2012 | Helen Figge
I remember in the past finding a job just looking in the various journals or just simply in my local newspaper. Well, those days are long gone – thanks in part to the... More
April 20, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
I’ve noticed in the last few weeks a big uptick in the amount of press releases coming across my desk and social media networks regarding mobile health for long-term... More
April 19, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
Depending on the size of the organization, a hospital’s IT department can be massive with multiple departmental directors. Technology is evolving quickly, so it isn’t... More
April 19, 2012 | Christina Thielst
Earlier this year I was invited by the eHealth Initiative to participate in a focus group for PwC Health Research Institute's newly released report entitled, “... More
April 18, 2012 | Shawn Curtiss
Although many healthcare organizations have made the transition, a significant number continue to struggle with the implementation of EMR technology. More