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October 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand. More

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October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More
October 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
The fundamental organization of data in an EHR around information documented during an encounter isn't likely to change whether you look at a large grained document... More
October 21, 2014 | Dan Michelson
A few weeks ago I was sitting in a conference room with the senior executive team from one of the top academic medical centers in the country. By way of introduction,... More
October 20, 2014 | Dan Nerroth
As the healthcare industry works toward Stage 2 meaningful use attestation, web portals are becoming a "must-have" for improving patient engagement and... More
October 20, 2014 | David Blumenthal, MD
For those who follow the ongoing conversion of U.S. healthcare from paper to electronic information systems, Texas Health Presbyterian's reflex to blame its EHR for... More

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September 10, 2013 | Keith W. Boone
What I find stifling is the pace at which meaningful use is proceeding. When you put an entire industry under the MU pressure cooker, the need to meet federal mandates... More
September 05, 2013 | John Halamka
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, I've thought about the months ahead and the major challenges I'll face. More
September 04, 2013 | Lee Bendekgey
There is no question that the resources required to process, analyze, and manage petabytes of genomic information represent a huge burden. That burden becomes even... More
August 29, 2013 | August Calhoun
If you’re a healthcare provider who has shied away from the cloud due to security concerns, you could be making a grave mistake. In fact, moving to the cloud can... More
August 27, 2013 | Christina Thielst
This year's HIMSS National Health IT Week Blog Carnival is being hosted by Health IT expert and social mover and shaker, Brian Ahier. More