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August 26, 2014 | Delia Caldwell
For emergency departments seeking to improve efficiency, it might seem natural to focus on tracking median statistics for patient care. But median numbers, important... More

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August 25, 2014 | David Harlow
In reading an account of the recent attack on Community Health Systems, I was struck by the notion put across in the article that all we have to do is work harder to... More
August 20, 2014 | Carl Natale
It may seem a bit too early to start testing your systems for ICD-10 compatibility. But when do you want to try and solve any problems that testing may reveal? More
August 14, 2014 | Charles Kennedy
Patient engagement. Population health management. Shared savings. Incentive alignment. Every tweet or article about accountable care is filled with buzzwords like these... More
August 13, 2014 | John Halamka
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position... More
August 12, 2014 | Darren Leroux
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers... More

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June 11, 2013 | David Lareau
It’s growing. And growing. And growing. And now, as states are forming their own HIEs and more ACOs are in development, the amount of healthcare data that’s being... More
June 11, 2013 | Keith W. Boone
Last week I spent a half day in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. I was joined by at least 50 others, including patients, health IT... More
“Big data” is one of the hottest topics in healthcare these days. Indeed, there is a belief in many quarters that big data tools are required to help healthcare... More
June 06, 2013 | Edmund Billings, MD
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s long-awaited (in health IT circles, anyway) decision on the Department of Defense’s core health IT system has been made. The VA’s... More
June 05, 2013 | Kurt Hagerman
Speed, immediacy and scalability are just a few of the rewards of using the cloud for your applications and data, and the reasons why so many healthcare companies are... More