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September 02, 2015 | Janice Young
While healthcare has made progress in adopting digital age customer service practices, there exists a much larger and more significant opportunity: care and health... More

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September 02, 2015 | Drew Schiller
(SPONSORED) The healthcare industry is ready to turn the promise associated with connected health -- technology-enabled care solutions that facilitate communication... More
September 02, 2015 | John Turnburke
(SPONSORED) Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both... More
September 01, 2015 | Michelle Troseth
Healthcare demands care coordination for value-based reimbursement and population health. To accomplish this, leaders must invest in interprofessional care, clinical... More
September 01, 2015 | Todd Rothenhaus, MD
According to a recent study, somewhere between 37-57 percent of patients are interested in using web-based tools to fill prescriptions, track their own health and access... More
August 31, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
HIPAA compliance, or lack thereof, has both financial and cultural implications, so identifying common HIPAA compliance gaps is a great way to start down the path to... More

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August 03, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
Interoperability just might be the thorniest problem in healthcare today. And while much of the conversation treats it as if interoperability is one issue, in reality... More
July 31, 2015 | Scott Rea
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed. More
July 30, 2015 | Mahmood Sher-Jan, Rick Kam
The dangers of data breach make for great headlines: data held for ransom, financial fraud, medical identity theft. But despite the risks of a breach, the most immediate... More
July 29, 2015 | Nathan Wenzler
Ponemon's recently published 2015 Study on Privacy & Data Security of Healthcare Data makes one point crystal clear: healthcare organizations must do more to... More
July 29, 2015 | John Halamka
As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be... More