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May 22, 2015 | Austin Kirkland
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow... More

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May 21, 2015 | John Halamka
Few want to publicly criticize the 21st Century Cures Act. But John Halamka, MD is happy to serve as the lightning rod for this discussion, pointing out those... More
May 21, 2015 | Nicholas Filler
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records... More
May 19, 2015 | William A. Tanenbaum
Mobile devices in healthcare institutions are giving rise to new data security and liability risks. Connected devices -- another way of describing "The Internet of... More
May 19, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic... More
May 18, 2015 | Christina Thielst
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes. More

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April 08, 2015 | Carrick Carpenter
When most businesses consider adding cloud provisioning to their IT strategy, they are often seeking more agility, flexibility and simplicity. And those are good reasons... More
April 08, 2015 | John Halamka
HL7'S Argonaut Project aimed at developing Web-based interoperability standards is moving full speed ahead, with deliverables turned in April 6. More
April 02, 2015 | Brian Ahier
With most patient data now being recorded in a shareable form, we're poised to accelerate population health IT. Now it's on to the next set of major challenges... More
April 02, 2015 | Jerry Shultz
Organizations need tools that will seamlessly combine clinical, claims, PBM and lab data so providers can identify high-risk patients, pursue corrective action before an... More
April 01, 2015 | Chris Bowen
CMS has signaled a renewed focus on interoperability, a welcome development for healthcare professionals anxious to more easily exchange insightful data. But there'... More