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May 27, 2015 | Amanda Guerrero
It pays to keep patients happy, and many patient portal vendors aren't cutting it. This is mostly the result of software vendors focusing solely on meaningful use... More

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May 27, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health... More
May 27, 2015 | John Halamka
Every technology has an adoption journey. The classic Gartner hype curve travels from a Technology Trigger to the Peak of Inflated Expectations followed by the Trough of... More
May 26, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The 21st Century Cures Act recently cleared a hurdle to go onto the next step. Quite frankly, having read various versions of the bill, and having seen its evolution, I... More
May 26, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for the sake of gathering data yields little benefit. But when data is refined, the opportunities for use... More
May 26, 2015 | Darin Brannan
Our amazing healthcare IT systems come along with challenges and revolutionary potential, both of which are addressed by the health data cloud. More

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April 10, 2015 | Josh Nathan
While EHRs are the biggest step toward going paperless, most organizations still manage volumes of paper which prevents the establishment of a truly integrated care team... More
April 08, 2015 | Carrick Carpenter
When most businesses consider adding cloud provisioning to their IT strategy, they are often seeking more agility, flexibility and simplicity. And those are good reasons... More
April 08, 2015 | John Halamka
HL7'S Argonaut Project aimed at developing Web-based interoperability standards is moving full speed ahead, with deliverables turned in April 6. More
April 02, 2015 | Brian Ahier
With most patient data now being recorded in a shareable form, we're poised to accelerate population health IT. Now it's on to the next set of major challenges... More
April 02, 2015 | Jerry Shultz
Organizations need tools that will seamlessly combine clinical, claims, PBM and lab data so providers can identify high-risk patients, pursue corrective action before an... More