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January 23, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The first official meeting of the Healthcare Standards Integration workgoup was convened at the HL7 working group meeting, to review feedback on FHIR resources that had... More

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January 21, 2015 | John Halamka
How can we reduce the anxiety of interoperability? For many use cases, FHIR is our best hope for the future, says John Halamka, MD. More
January 20, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
A show of hands: Who believes depression or bipolar disorder have no impact on the severity and treatment of a patient’s diabetes and COPD? It's an idea no... More
January 20, 2015 | Carl Natale
ICD10Watch Editor Carl Natale doesn't see how anyone can make the argument that ICD-10 training should be delayed. There are currently less than nine months for... More
January 16, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Last week, Future Care pointed to a report heralding 2014 as the biggest year on record for digital health investment. But what about the year ahead? More
January 15, 2015 | Karin Ratchinsky
What will remain constant in 2015 is change. Healthcare is in the middle of a major evolution toward digital, personalized medicine and the empowered patient. Karin... More

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December 04, 2014 | John Halamka
Today, at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced The Argonaut Project, an effort to accelerate Fast Health Interoperability Resources. More
December 04, 2014 | David Fletcher, Rick Shrader
Organizations that can successfully leverage proprietary data, rather than publicly available algorithms, stand a greater chance of improving outcomes and reducing the... More
December 03, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Accelerators are accelerating. So begins the news from California, where a new report points to the recent rapid growth of healthcare accelerators. More
December 02, 2014 | Christina Thielst
A few years ago, I worked on a HIMSS team to develop a guide for evaluating HIE projects. Now AHRQ has released their Guide to Evaluating HIE Projects to help users... More
November 25, 2014 | Jon Mertz
During this season of gratitude and giving, let's share our gratitude by giving thanks for what health IT and healthcare professionals are doing every day to make... More