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November 20, 2014 | Cliff Bleustein, MD
It is taken as gospel by most radiologists and hospital IT professionals that a vendor-neutral archiving application is critical for unifying diagnostic imaging... More

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November 19, 2014 | Krista Drobac
As Congress examines the U.S. public health system's response to Ebola this week, we need to take a look at laws and regulations that inhibit better treatment and... More
November 19, 2014 | Carl Natale
Last week we found out that the ICD-10 transition may not be as expensive for medical practices as previously estimated. How does that happen? More
November 19, 2014 | Sandeep Kishore
A few years ago venture capitalist and iconic software engineer Marc Andreessen quipped, "Software is eating the world." While his comments might have been... More
November 18, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
"Seek and share" is one way you could sum up an appropriate approach for healthcare stakeholders to take to information. More
November 17, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Several IHE Domains met last week to discuss work items for the coming season of interoperability. More

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October 20, 2014 | David Blumenthal, MD
For those who follow the ongoing conversion of U.S. healthcare from paper to electronic information systems, Texas Health Presbyterian's reflex to blame its EHR for... More
October 16, 2014 | John Halamka
On Oct. 15 the future of interoperability was discussed and endorsed by a joint meeting of the Standards and Policy Committees. It was a remarkable day with great energy... More
October 15, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's no secret that one by-product of the health IT revolution has been providers learning how to make better use of technology while also losing touch with their... More
October 13, 2014 | Roy Smythe
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms... More
October 13, 2014 | Steve Whitehurst
With meaningful use Stage 2 underway, many healthcare organizations are pouring significant resources into patient portals in order to engage patients and receive... More