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July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More

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July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More
July 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I hear the complaint that implementing an EHR changes their workflow from a lot of physicians and nurses. I also hear that EHR X is no good because it is just an... More
July 18, 2014 | John Halamka
The July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee included important discussions of certification for post acute care and behavior health applications, review of data... More
July 18, 2014 | Eric Wicklund
We have the nation's Most Wired Hospitals, and we also have America's Most Beautiful Hospitals. We also have national ranking system for hospitals based on... More
July 15, 2014 | Marc-Alexis Remond
How can accountable organizations succeed both in delivering high-quality care and spending healthcare dollars more wisely, so that they can share in the savings they... More

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May 29, 2014 | Ray Emirzian
The beauty of our technological world lies in the simple fact that as a technology is used by more people, it inevitably improves. Enterprise content management is no... More
May 29, 2014 | David Keane
As mobile technology has become increasingly integrated into all aspects of everyday life, it's time for its use in the delivery of information to improve... More
May 28, 2014 | Robert E. Watson
Big data is not new. Organizations have been working with large data sets for many years. What is unprecedented, however, is the volume and velocity of data now being... More
May 28, 2014 | John Halamka
Last week, I posted the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from CMS that offers flexibility to Meaningful Use attestation in 2014. Since then, I've received hundreds of... More
May 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's forget about preparing for ICD-10 implementation for a minute. What if healthcare providers focused on improving clinical documentation? More