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September 17, 2014 | Samir Damani
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards... More

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September 16, 2014 | Eric Venn-Watson, MD
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it... More
September 16, 2014 | Lorren Pettit
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from... More
September 15, 2014 | Baskar Mohan
Many of you know the story about e-Patient Dave, who started the movement called "Give me my damn data." But the real question is, how many organizations are... More
September 15, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
One of the most amusing things (because if I didn't laugh I might cry) about the meaningful use program is the way that executives who have never paid anything more... More
September 10, 2014 | John Halamka
Thirty years since Steve Jobs introduced the first MacIntosh, we are on the cusp of a different kind of revolution: the consumerization of healthcare middleware that... More

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October 26, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
OK, the headline is misleading. There aren’t really a million consumer health apps available for smartphone users. More
October 26, 2011 | Keith W. Boone
OK, who are these "many" that were surveyed, and how come I didn't hear about it? If there were many who were asked, I'm certain I would have at... More
October 25, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
Yesterday we floated a question about the proper role of government in facilitating system-wide change. More
Patient portals and kiosks are here, and they are providing multiple benefits to both patients and provider offices. They help improve efficiency, patient and provider... More
October 24, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
One time-honored question in policy circles goes like this: Should government prescribe specific solutions, or just point to the goal and let industry stakeholders... More