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January 27, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
Your average healthcare IT organization tends to be ruled by two primary concerns: HIPAA compliance and preventing breaches. Both are smart priorities, but many teams... More

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January 27, 2015 | Chris Clayton
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care,... More
January 23, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The first official meeting of the Healthcare Standards Integration workgoup was convened at the HL7 working group meeting, to review feedback on FHIR resources that had... More
January 21, 2015 | John Halamka
How can we reduce the anxiety of interoperability? For many use cases, FHIR is our best hope for the future, says John Halamka, MD. More
January 20, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
A show of hands: Who believes depression or bipolar disorder have no impact on the severity and treatment of a patient’s diabetes and COPD? It's an idea no... More
January 20, 2015 | Carl Natale
ICD10Watch Editor Carl Natale doesn't see how anyone can make the argument that ICD-10 training should be delayed. There are currently less than nine months for... More

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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
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