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October 31, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
EHRs have been weathering a bit of criticism lately, though not always fairly. But as some stakeholders see it, part of the problem may be that EHRs "are becoming... More

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October 30, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented... More
October 29, 2014 | Shahid Shah
Given healthcare IT professionals can make $90,000 or more annually, there has been growing interest in the industry. To help separate fact from fiction and dive a... More
October 29, 2014 | John Halamka
In 2014, there have been many changes at the Office of the National Coordinator. Although some have voiced concerns about loss of momentum, John Halamka, MD, believes... More
October 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
It's not news that the American Medical Association opposes ICD-10 implementation. But it's kind of fun when it grudgingly accepts it as a reality. For example... More
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 10, 2014 | John Halamka
EHR causes Ebola! EHRs hold data hostage in stovepiped legacy systems! There is no interoperability in America! How many headlines have you seen over the past month... More
October 09, 2014 | Shahid Shah
What follows are the dos and don’ts of each step in the EHR buying process; these tips will guide you when comparing options so you select medical software best suited... More
October 09, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's a debate that's not going away soon: how big a role should the data from a patient's wearable devices play in an actual appointment. More
October 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
In trying to work through an issue with internet tech support, Keith Boone ran into a problem that patients (especially chronic ones) have with their doctors. More
October 07, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
Storytelling is an engaging process that is rewarding for both the teller and the listener. Having mentioned that, a requirements engineer may ask, why couldn't we... More