By Carl Natale 09:30 am November 21, 2012
ICD-10 implementation can be a major disruption for many healthcare organizations. Except for healthcare payers.
By John Halamka 08:34 am November 21, 2012
I'm often asked if the use of EHRs diminish clinician-patient interactions in the exam room.
By Jeff Rowe 09:53 am November 20, 2012
We’ve been looking pretty frequently at the issue of “patient engagement”, of late, because, well, the feds have dropped it squarely on the table with MU Stage 2.
By Keith W. Boone 09:01 am November 20, 2012
It seems that several value sets in the Clinical Quality Measures have been used to identify appropriate medications for treatment, but have also been reused to identify patient allergies.
By Helen Figge 08:00 am November 19, 2012
We often find ourselves wondering what else we need to do to manage a successful career. Besides a degree, certification or experience what are the “other” pieces?
By Keith W. Boone 09:13 am November 16, 2012
Standards development is not where the pace needs to increase. Rather, it's adoption and deployment that need to be happening more quickly.
By Jennifer Dennard 08:21 am November 16, 2012
The Mini vs. the Titan: Who Will Win the HIT Innovation Race?
By Tom Sullivan 08:08 am November 16, 2012
The campaigns long shadow over the elections. What would have happened to meaningful use and ONC had Romney won? HIX delay. And DoD, VA efforts to improve care for their patients.
By Brian Ahier 11:21 am November 15, 2012
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing entitled "Is 'Meaningful Use' Delivering Meaningful Results?: An Examination of Health Information Technology Standards and Interoperability".
By Shahid Shah 09:40 am November 15, 2012
Having recently spoken at about a half dozen conferences on the subject of "big data" in government and healthcare I’ve come to the conclusion that we’re focusing, at least in healthcare, on the wrong topic.

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