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December 18, 2014 | Dennis Schmuland, MD
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and... More

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December 18, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to... More
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
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

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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
November 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best. More
November 11, 2014 | David Harlow
David Harlow breaks down the highlights of a recent survey regarding wearable fitness trackers and presents further questions about the technology's presence in the... More
November 10, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements. More