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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

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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, I believe that in change... 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
October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More
October 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
The fundamental organization of data in an EHR around information documented during an encounter isn't likely to change whether you look at a large grained document... More

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October 01, 2014 | David Lareau
How can a physician's productivity and focus on the patient be maintained while using an EHR at the point of care, and why do many systems fall short on this? More
October 01, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech? More
September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More
September 22, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
As reported last year at HIMSS and by many online news and opinion sources since, physician dissatisfaction with EHRs is growing. Indeed, while this blog post doesn... More
September 22, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6. More