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March 05, 2015 | Ryan Nelson
Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk. More

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March 05, 2015 | Brian Braun, Nancy Ham
Prior to having access to the HIE, it took 24-48 hours for LTPACs to get information about recently-discharged patients. More
March 04, 2015 | Rob Havasy
The FCC's landmark vote in favor of reclassifying broadband and mobile Internet access as a Title II service -- paving the way for stronger net neutrality... More
March 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance. More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the... More
March 03, 2015 | Ken Yale
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit,... More

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February 04, 2015 | David Harlow
In the future, everything will be connected. That future is almost here. More
February 03, 2015 | John Halamka
The collaboration between the two organizations provides athenahealth the chance to take BIDMC's experience to a much larger audience, hopefully making a difference... More
February 02, 2015 | John Halamka
On Thursday, CMS announced their intent to update the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2015 and beyond, reducing the reporting... More
January 29, 2015 | Eric Just
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let's start in an unlikely place -- an airplane. More
January 29, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He... More