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January 29, 2015 | Eric Just
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let's start in an unlikely place -- an airplane. More

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January 29, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He... More
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
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

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January 02, 2015 | John Halamka
The Beth Israel Deaconess CIO looks back at the big events that shaped health IT in 2014 -- and ahead to what they portend for the coming year. "2014 was quite a... More
December 31, 2014 | Nick van Terheyden, MD
There is no known medical condition that enables an individual to predict the future. While such an ability would be extremely useful for myriad reasons, we have,... More
December 31, 2014 | Christina Thielst
An Alliance for Connected Care study, released in December, estimates that virtual visits could save an average of $126 per visit. More
December 31, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
There's no doubt telemedicine has been making significant inroads across the healthcare sector, but according to one venture capitalist 2015 will be the year that... More
December 29, 2014 | Carl Natale
There's a lot being said about the importance of ICD-10 end-to-end testing. But why? More