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July 01, 2015 | John Halamka
Every leader is different and working for them requires an understanding of their preferences. John Halamka, MD, shares his advice on thriving in complex hierarchical... More

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July 01, 2015 | Jeff Peters
A robust data repository, or a health information exchange, can be the linchpin in sharing information across the care continuum and different care settings. Those... More
June 26, 2015 | Adam Winn
The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware. This creates a dangerous situation where... More
June 25, 2015 | Gary Glover
To reduce opportunities for hackers to succeed, healthcare entities must be proactive about protecting sensitive data across their organization. Security must be an... More
June 25, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Fifty states plus the feds makes 51 sets of privacy rules many healthcare organizations have to take into account as they manage their digital information. More
June 23, 2015 | Rick Kam
Everyone involved in healthcare needs to know their responsibilities with regard to privacy and security, because everyone is potentially held accountable by customers,... More

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May 27, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health... More
May 27, 2015 | John Halamka
Every technology has an adoption journey. The classic Gartner hype curve travels from a Technology Trigger to the Peak of Inflated Expectations followed by the Trough of... More
May 26, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The 21st Century Cures Act recently cleared a hurdle to go onto the next step. Quite frankly, having read various versions of the bill, and having seen its evolution, I... More
May 26, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for the sake of gathering data yields little benefit. But when data is refined, the opportunities for use... More
May 26, 2015 | Darin Brannan
Our amazing healthcare IT systems come along with challenges and revolutionary potential, both of which are addressed by the health data cloud. More