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By Anthony Brino 12:32 pm November 13, 2014
Given the GOP’s opposition to new government mandates, the October 2015 implementation is anything but a done deal.
By Robert Wachter, MD 09:51 am November 13, 2014
The policy known as meaningful use was designed to ensure that clinicians and hospitals actually used the computers they bought with the help of government subsidies. In the last few months, though, it has become clear that the policy is failing.
By Jay Anders, MD 08:16 am November 13, 2014
As a physician who has used and worked on the development team of a number of EMRs and technologies, I am reminded of how powerful, or dangerous, information technology can be both in terms of caring for the patient as well as safeguarding the caregiver.
By Carl Natale 10:27 am November 12, 2014
Whatever the Supreme Court decides, the ICD-10 deadline will be in place. Unless, of course, things take a turn for the political inside the Beltway.
By Carl Natale 08:15 am November 12, 2014
The American Medical Association House of Delegates met in Dallas during the weekend without advancing any stands against ICD-10 implementation. But they didn't ignore the subject.
By Jeff Rowe 08:13 am November 12, 2014
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best.
By David Harlow 10:39 am November 11, 2014
David Harlow breaks down the highlights of a recent survey regarding wearable fitness trackers and presents further questions about the technology's presence in the healthcare space.
By Ted Girard 07:52 am November 11, 2014
Government IT departments wrestling with growing volumes of health data are quite often relying on old approaches to data management.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 01:57 pm November 10, 2014
Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements.
By Jeff Rowe 08:05 am November 10, 2014
How the interoperability challenge might be met with a few tweaks to the EHR incentive program.

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