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October 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand. More

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October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More
October 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
The fundamental organization of data in an EHR around information documented during an encounter isn't likely to change whether you look at a large grained document... More
October 21, 2014 | Dan Michelson
A few weeks ago I was sitting in a conference room with the senior executive team from one of the top academic medical centers in the country. By way of introduction,... More
October 20, 2014 | Dan Nerroth
As the healthcare industry works toward Stage 2 meaningful use attestation, web portals are becoming a "must-have" for improving patient engagement and... More
October 20, 2014 | David Blumenthal, MD
For those who follow the ongoing conversion of U.S. healthcare from paper to electronic information systems, Texas Health Presbyterian's reflex to blame its EHR for... More

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October 03, 2014 | Stephen S. Hau
We should be in the midst of the gilded age of healthcare IT. Yet, praise for healthcare IT systems is few and far between. Success stories are rare. What gives? More
October 02, 2014 | John Halamka
On October 15, the Policy Committee and Standards Committee will meet to review the draft interoperability roadmap that will guide our work in the post-meaningful use... More
October 01, 2014 | David Lareau
How can a physician's productivity and focus on the patient be maintained while using an EHR at the point of care, and why do many systems fall short on this? More
October 01, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech? More
September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More