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July 31, 2014 | Tim Maliyil
Technology poses a constant dilemma. On one hand, it makes our lives easier and, in many cases, more efficient. However, it also leaves those who don’t understand or... More

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July 31, 2014 | David Wiggin
Successful 21st century healthcare organizations do not thrive based on the intuition of a few brilliant leaders; rather, they become modern data-driven businesses. But... More
July 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has... More
July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More
July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More
July 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I hear the complaint that implementing an EHR changes their workflow from a lot of physicians and nurses. I also hear that EHR X is no good because it is just an... More

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October 11, 2011 | Jennifer Dennard
Big ideas are often hampered by small budgets. In the world of healthcare, the drawing board is often littered with cast-away notes for projects that never saw the light... More
October 11, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
While many providers have decided to transition from paper records to EHRs, many others have not, and cost seems to be one of the main reasons for the reluctance. More
October 11, 2011 | Keith W. Boone
One of the challenges many face in their evaluation of Electronic Health Records is the treatment of an EHR as an application that provides all necessary functionality... More
October 10, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
When I was at ASHHRA 2011, a Human Resources Manager revealed she just learned a member of their management team had suddenly passed away. Not only was she upset because... More
October 10, 2011 | Kathleen Gaffney
This weekend, I was busy using online applications. While I love doing things online, I do not love signing on to the various websites. This led me to think about my... More