11:17 am September 24, 2014
Sylvia Burwell and Farzad Mostashari, MD publicly discuss the progress made since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law.
02:22 pm September 22, 2014
As reported last year at HIMSS and by many online news and opinion sources since, physician dissatisfaction with EHRs is growing. Indeed, while this blog post doesn't focus on the broader picture, general physician career dissatisfaction is disconcertingly high.
11:33 am September 22, 2014
National coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD wrote that the signature accomplishment of Doug Fridsma, MD, is establishing the S&I Framework.
08:35 am September 22, 2014
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6.
08:07 am September 22, 2014
PreferredOne pulling out of the Minnesota's HIX due to financial concerns.
08:10 am September 19, 2014
Ensuring that older Americans adopt new technologies is critical to aging in place and important to our industry. Why are so few seniors gravitating toward these technologies?
09:45 am September 17, 2014
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards proactively improving health. But the larger question is: How will this data advance society's broader healthcare goals?
01:50 pm September 16, 2014
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it's important to realize that although health IT already has a long history.
11:22 am September 16, 2014
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from the last quarter century.
09:08 am September 16, 2014
While greater interoperability between systems is driving more information exchange than ever before, this approach is only one step in improving health outcomes. Using the latest technology to turn information into actionable data that is helpful at the point of care is essential.