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March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of HIT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top down command and... More

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February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer, Steve Emery
Hospitals and physician practices have been slow to adopt online platforms that allow them to connect with patients at home or on their mobile devices. However, patients... More
February 26, 2015 | John Halamka
CIOs are at a challenging crossroads in their careers. Regulatory burdens, security threats, and changing reimbursement models have led to a demand for change that seems... More
February 25, 2015 | Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system. More
February 24, 2015 | Mayuri Potdar, Parag Nasikkar
Payers' involvement in patient care, and their access to clinical data, has remained limited. They have traditionally relied on claims data to build care management... More
February 24, 2015 | Tim Cannon
As more tools are available on mobile and more information is available via cloud systems, an increasing number of IT employers are offering their employees flexible... More

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February 10, 2015 | Ryan Witt
Even in the heavily privacy-regulated healthcare industry, few people realize how vulnerable many of our systems -- from EHR to connected medical devices -- are to... More
February 10, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
In anticipation of House of Cards Season 4, and with all due respect to the show's creators, I think real life is giving us a perfect plotline that includes... More
February 09, 2015 | Terry Fouts, MD
Population health will continue to be a focus in 2015, but we should start the year off by looking at some new ways to leverage underutilized and overlooked data. More
February 04, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
We just pointed to a survey that says doctors aren't embracing digital health technologies. In the name of fairness, we should also point to a survey that says it... More
February 04, 2015 | David Harlow
In the future, everything will be connected. That future is almost here. More