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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

Recent Posts

August 27, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
While we continue to ask the specific question, "Are you happy with your EHR?", maybe we don't consider often enough the general frustration of digitizing... More
August 26, 2015 | Rick Kam
In many organizations today, incident response is run like a relay race, typically starting with information security and with each response function handing off to the... More
August 25, 2015 | Tim Cannon
Facing a new EHR implementation is like facing the bogeyman of health IT. Transition to a new system can be a nightmare. But as technology advances, such a move can be a... More
August 20, 2015 | John Halamka
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders. More
August 18, 2015 | Mac McMillan
Healthcare requires an informed balance between delivering care and protecting patient information. That is best achieved when both IT and security staff have a close... More

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July 28, 2015 | Frank Ingari
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim. More
July 27, 2015 | Daniel Finke
Creating a sustainable business model in the era of value-based payments depends not only on transforming, but also on growth. To enable it, providers can align the... More
July 24, 2015 | Mark Byers
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record... More
July 23, 2015 | Dan Waldinger
In the past, IT was often viewed as a cost center. But today's healthcare IT professionals are business-savvy executives responsible for bottom-line results. They... More
July 23, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities. More