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October 31, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
EHRs have been weathering a bit of criticism lately, though not always fairly. But as some stakeholders see it, part of the problem may be that EHRs "are becoming... More

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October 30, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented... More
October 29, 2014 | Shahid Shah
Given healthcare IT professionals can make $90,000 or more annually, there has been growing interest in the industry. To help separate fact from fiction and dive a... More
October 29, 2014 | John Halamka
In 2014, there have been many changes at the Office of the National Coordinator. Although some have voiced concerns about loss of momentum, John Halamka, MD, believes... More
October 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
It's not news that the American Medical Association opposes ICD-10 implementation. But it's kind of fun when it grudgingly accepts it as a reality. For example... More
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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September 19, 2013 | Baskar Mohan
National Health IT Week is being celebrated all week. As we start to look into the future, it’s clear that healthcare IT will play a major role in the U.S. economy. More
September 17, 2013 | John Halamka
Our approach has been to leverage the modularity of Meaningful Use Stage 2 to divide up the work among vendors, the State government, and our own developers. More
September 16, 2013 | Brian Ahier
National Health Information Technology Week is an event with various activities in Washington D.C. and communities all around the country. I am looking forward to... More
September 12, 2013 | Baskar Mohan
Given that there is one more year to go, the majority of the healthcare organizations should be prepared and ready to accept ICD-10 codes. More
September 11, 2013 | Tom Batchelor
Open an electronic healthcare record and click on a field. What happens? Underneath the covers of your EHR application, a lot is going on. More