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By Brent Shafer 08:10 am September 19, 2014
Ensuring that older Americans adopt new technologies is critical to aging in place and important to our industry. Why are so few seniors gravitating toward these technologies?
By Samir Damani 09:45 am September 17, 2014
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards proactively improving health. But the larger question is: How will this data advance society's broader healthcare goals?
By Eric Venn-Watson, MD 01:50 pm September 16, 2014
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it's important to realize that although health IT already has a long history.
By Lorren Pettit 11:22 am September 16, 2014
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from the last quarter century.
By David Palkoner 09:08 am September 16, 2014
While greater interoperability between systems is driving more information exchange than ever before, this approach is only one step in improving health outcomes. Using the latest technology to turn information into actionable data that is helpful at the point of care is essential.
By Paul Kleeberg, MD 08:03 am September 16, 2014
Telehealth’s success ultimately comes down to innovation and implementation at a local level. Here are some success stories demonstrating its promise.
By Baskar Mohan 10:51 am September 15, 2014
Many of you know the story about e-Patient Dave, who started the movement called "Give me my damn data." But the real question is, how many organizations are actually doing it?
By Keith W. Boone 09:10 am September 15, 2014
One of the most amusing things (because if I didn't laugh I might cry) about the meaningful use program is the way that executives who have never paid anything more but lip service to standards are now reporting as experts on their effectiveness (or lack thereof) and the related causes.
By Sarah Greene 08:05 am September 15, 2014
This being NHIT Week, PCORI offers a glimpse of some of the projects it is working on.
By Carl Natale 02:15 pm September 11, 2014
Some of the codes that might seem funny are actually serious and represent real, tragic occurrences.

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