By Tom Sullivan 01:03 pm December 29, 2014
Key Congressional issues to watch as the new Congress comes into power early next year.
By John Halamka 09:10 am December 29, 2014
I'm often asked by hedge funds, investors, and private equity firms to evaluate start ups based on their management savvy, product maturity, and business models. I've been on several calls with startups in 2014 in which the grammar was all "present future tense."
By Mike Lovett 09:09 am December 23, 2014
Different healthcare specialties have different electronic health record requirements as there is significant variation in care processes, clinical content and decision support across care settings. To select the right EHR, specialty practices must fully appreciate how the technology addresses their particular needs and requirements.
By Anthony Brino 10:41 am December 19, 2014
After advocating and passing legislation to create a single payer health entity in Vermont, Governor Peter Shumlin said that in the last two weeks it has become clear that the risks are too great.
By Dennis Schmuland, MD 03:29 pm December 18, 2014
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and connecting clinicians with other team members, insights, and coordinating complex care processes, especially when team members cross organizational boundaries.
By Jeff Rowe 09:15 am December 18, 2014
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to swim without going under.
By Jeff Rowe 09:41 am December 17, 2014
Entrepreneurial designers are creating gadgets designed to improve health while looking stylish, too.
By David Lareau 03:16 pm December 16, 2014
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the right path.
By Carl Natale 12:35 pm December 16, 2014
ICD-10 eluded another delay but hashtags alone are no guarantee that Congress won't include it in future legislation.
By Anthony Brino 08:10 am December 15, 2014
A venerable health policy professional and leader of one of the field's most trusted research institutions is very skeptical of health reform's trajectory, and has some other ideas to try.

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