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January 27, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
Your average healthcare IT organization tends to be ruled by two primary concerns: HIPAA compliance and preventing breaches. Both are smart priorities, but many teams... More

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January 27, 2015 | Chris Clayton
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care,... More
January 23, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The first official meeting of the Healthcare Standards Integration workgoup was convened at the HL7 working group meeting, to review feedback on FHIR resources that had... More
January 21, 2015 | John Halamka
How can we reduce the anxiety of interoperability? For many use cases, FHIR is our best hope for the future, says John Halamka, MD. More
January 20, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
A show of hands: Who believes depression or bipolar disorder have no impact on the severity and treatment of a patient’s diabetes and COPD? It's an idea no... More
January 20, 2015 | Carl Natale
ICD10Watch Editor Carl Natale doesn't see how anyone can make the argument that ICD-10 training should be delayed. There are currently less than nine months for... More

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January 13, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
Last week, we looked at Rick Santorum's controversial statement that no one has ever died because they didn't have health insurance. This week, it seems... More
January 13, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
It’s not often that morning radio inspires me to write a blog post, but the latest bit from The Bert Show here in Atlanta surprisingly provided a bit of inspiration this... More
January 12, 2012 | John Moore
Admittedly, our predictions for 2011 were modest. So for 2012, we’ll go out on a limb with many of our predictions. Hopefully that limb won’t crack sending us crashing... More
January 11, 2012 | Shahid Shah
Last year I started a series of “Dos and Don'ts” in hospital tech by focusing on wireless technologies. Folks asked a lot of questions about dos and don'ts in... More
January 10, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD
I would like to highlight ten of this year's most notable developments in the world of health information technology and ONC. More