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July 30, 2015 | Rick Kam
The dangers of data breach make for great headlines: data held for ransom, financial fraud, medical identity theft. But despite the risks of a breach, the most immediate... More

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July 29, 2015 | Nathan Wenzler
Ponemon's recently published 2015 Study on Privacy & Data Security of Healthcare Data makes one point crystal clear: healthcare organizations must do more to... More
July 29, 2015 | John Halamka
As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be... More
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

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June 23, 2015 | Rick Kam
Everyone involved in healthcare needs to know their responsibilities with regard to privacy and security, because everyone is potentially held accountable by customers,... More
June 23, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) The healthcare information technology market is slated to grow 20 percent annually through 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets. More
June 23, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) Sometimes, we like to think of patient behavior as separate from human behavior, and analyze the two separately. But, patients, like all humans, need to be... More
June 22, 2015 | David Lareau
Tens of billions of dollars paid out by the federal government for the purchase of healthcare information technology enabled our industry to stay addicted to its current... More
June 18, 2015 | John Halamka
With Stage 2 meaningful use, ICD-10, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the Affordable Care Act dominating the agenda these past few years, Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John... More