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November 24, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
What does it take to become a health IT Jedi? Keith Boone lists three critical factors. More

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November 23, 2015 | D'Arcy Gue
On the face of it, the use of computers to order prescriptions seems like a no-brainer. Who, after all, is capable of reading a physician's handwriting? But if we... More
November 19, 2015 | Robert Dichter
In part one of this series, we discussed thinking about becoming an ACO and the strategic foundation necessary to accomplish that. In part two, we discussed how patient... More
November 18, 2015 | Tim Cannon
Knowing who you need for an EHR implementation is one thing; finding and hiring them is another. Here are some tips on how to find the best professionals and how to get... More
November 18, 2015 | John Halamka
As expected, John Halamka, MD, received a large number of comments on his post about his suggestions for the path to meaningful use. In this follow-up, he continues the... More
November 18, 2015 | Robert Dichter
Healthcare organizations across all settings cannot help but hear the clamor to put population health management strategies into action. Although it's the next... More

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October 29, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
Since HIPAA regulations are so vast, it can be difficult to fully understand what training is required and how often it should occur. That said, it's essential to... More
October 28, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
Context and perspective matter. And it's often both context and perspective that are lacking from the daily snapshots we get of health information technology,... More
October 28, 2015 | David Finn
(SPONSORED) Healthcare is under siege, and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) pose a particular problem. Find out how to meet wily APTs head-on with a careful, best-... More
October 27, 2015 | Teresa Knight, MD
EHRs are commonly understood as a barrier to meaningful connections with patients. But what if it were something that could bring patients into focus? Like a looking... More
October 23, 2015 | Gary Palgon
From the quantified self movement to the increasing collaboration between pharma and the healthcare industry, IT is evolving in many directions at once. More