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March 26, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
You don't have to work in technology to know that hackers are getting more sophisticated. It seems like a new breach is in the news every week. But those of us who... More

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March 24, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the... More
March 23, 2015 | Andrew Robertson
Nobody is explicitly opposed to interoperability in healthcare IT. That would be like opposing the eradication of poverty, hunger or child slavery. People of goodwill... More
March 23, 2015 | Aaron Miri
As a young kid, Aaron Miri had always wanted to be a conductor of a symphony. Fast forward quite a few years, and he is now a conductor of an IT symphony that plays out... More
March 20, 2015 | Roger Davis
U.S. healthcare needs more Davids: people and vendors who use their agility to execute innovative ideas that advance healthcare delivery and improve outcomes. But... More
March 20, 2015 | John Halamka
In his latest blog, John Halamka, MD provides a comprehensive account of the most recent HIT Standards Committee meeting. Don't miss what he has to say about Stan... More

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February 19, 2015 | Matt McElheny
Tying reimbursement to outcomes can lead to better patient recoveries, more predictable costs for all parties, higher prescription adherence rates, fewer readmissions... More
February 18, 2015 | John Halamka
Social networking concepts, mobile devices, analytics and cloud are key tactics for the success of any IT organization. More
February 17, 2015 | Craig Boundy
Like most technologies, big data can be used for good or it can be abused. But the good that big data brings far outweighs any accompanying risks. More
February 17, 2015 | David Lareau
With all the talk of population health, interoperability and personalized medicine, you would think we have already solved the problem of how we handle all the clinical... More
February 17, 2015 | Karin Ratchinsky
"Credit monitoring for a breach of your identity data, medical or not, is like handing out umbrellas in a tornado." This is a fitting analogy, as healthcare is... More