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December 16, 2014 | David Lareau
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the... More

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December 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why. More
December 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Whatever it is -- if it involves health IT, interoperability, or anything else -- the answer seems to be FHIR. More
December 09, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it's the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost... More
December 05, 2014 | Diane Clifford
There’s a lot going on at this year's Radiological Society of North America 100th Scientific Assembly this week in Chicago, but three topics in particular are... More
December 04, 2014 | John Halamka
Today, at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced The Argonaut Project, an effort to accelerate Fast Health Interoperability Resources. More

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November 06, 2013 | John Halamka
I've written several posts about the frustrating aspects of Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification. The Clinical Quality Measures are certainly one of the problem... More
November 05, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Is there a way we could unobtrusively and almost subliminally slip in a health-related message while you’re checking your beloved smartphone screen? More
November 05, 2013 | Keith W. Boone
Ding! Someone just pushed the wrong button for me. The question is in the handling of a bi-directional PHR, where the physician communicates with the patient, but the... More
November 04, 2013 | August Calhoun
With the exponential growth in digital medical images, healthcare providers are taking a serious look at their archiving technology. There are lots of vendors in the... More
October 31, 2013 | Dan Buell
Three examples of how financial data can reduce patient payment risk and enhance profitability. More