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March 04, 2015 | Rob Havasy
In healthcare, we are still fighting a "data neutrality" battle, and there remains much work to be done. More

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March 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance. More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the... More
March 03, 2015 | Ken Yale
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit,... More
March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of health IT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top-down command... More
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

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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
February 03, 2015 | John Halamka
The collaboration between the two organizations provides athenahealth the chance to take BIDMC's experience to a much larger audience, hopefully making a difference... More