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March 05, 2015 | Ryan Nelson
Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk. More

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March 05, 2015 | Brian Braun, Nancy Ham
Prior to having access to the HIE, it took 24-48 hours for LTPACs to get information about recently-discharged patients. More
March 04, 2015 | Rob Havasy
The FCC's landmark vote in favor of reclassifying broadband and mobile Internet access as a Title II service -- paving the way for stronger net neutrality... More
March 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance. More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the... More
March 03, 2015 | Ken Yale
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit,... More

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January 17, 2014 | Carl Natale
One of the most useful ICD-10 preparation resources I have seen comes from the American Medical Association. It provides a free 12-step action plan to help physicians... More
January 16, 2014 | Karin Ratchinsky
Implementing, institutionalizing and fully leveraging the EMR is a massive undertaking, and with it comes a host of other implications, five of which will drive the... More
January 15, 2014 | John Halamka
As 2014 begins, I marvel at the evolution of the CIO role from 1997 to 2014. More
January 15, 2014 | Harshad Patil
Hospitals need to adopt a standardized way to not just calculate Hospital Value Based Purchasing scores, but also to incorporate the new types of data that are needed to... More
January 14, 2014 | Jennifer Covich Bordenick
2014 represents a transformative year for healthcare in the United States. Exciting innovations are making a significant impact on the industry, and I am hopeful that we... More