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December 16, 2014 | David Lareau
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the... More

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December 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why. More
December 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Whatever it is -- if it involves health IT, interoperability, or anything else -- the answer seems to be FHIR. More
December 09, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it's the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost... More
December 05, 2014 | Diane Clifford
There’s a lot going on at this year's Radiological Society of North America 100th Scientific Assembly this week in Chicago, but three topics in particular are... More
December 04, 2014 | John Halamka
Today, at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced The Argonaut Project, an effort to accelerate Fast Health Interoperability Resources. More

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November 17, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Several IHE Domains met last week to discuss work items for the coming season of interoperability. More
November 14, 2014 | Mike Lovett
Although there are myriad benefits associated with electronic health records, a 2013 study shows that many physicians see a significant downside to the EHR -- it gives... More
November 13, 2014 | Robert Wachter, MD
The policy known as meaningful use was designed to ensure that clinicians and hospitals actually used the computers they bought with the help of government subsidies. In... More
November 13, 2014 | Jay Anders, MD
As a physician who has used and worked on the development team of a number of EMRs and technologies, I am reminded of how powerful, or dangerous, information technology... More
November 12, 2014 | Carl Natale
The American Medical Association House of Delegates met in Dallas during the weekend without advancing any stands against ICD-10 implementation. But they didn't... More