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October 07, 2015 | Scott Rea
Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation aims to eliminate the use of fax for prior-authorizations and audits. Four years later, more than 7,000 Medicare providers... More

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October 05, 2015 | Rick Kam
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web,... More
September 30, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, reflects on the difference between confidence and competence. More
September 30, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Telemedicine is a complex enough market that even a tiny uptick should be seen as encouraging. More
September 29, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) With such massive, diverse member populations, payers have realized they can no longer rely on simply averaging data from their independent information... More
September 28, 2015 | Mike Restuccia
Penn Medicine's CIO reflects on IT moving from the basement to the boardroom, increasing vendor participants, engagement with the clinical community and the future... More

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October 01, 2014 | David Lareau
How can a physician's productivity and focus on the patient be maintained while using an EHR at the point of care, and why do many systems fall short on this? More
October 01, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech? More
September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More
September 22, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
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... More
September 22, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6. More