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October 08, 2015 | Sarah Corley, MD
With the advent of value-driven models, healthcare organizations are shifting to more holistic patient care model in order to achieve consistent quality and reduce costs. More

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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
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

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August 11, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
Yes, an adoptable data exchange standard like FHIR is necessary, but without a national patient identifier it is not sufficient. More
August 11, 2015 | John Halamka
For years, manufacturers of medical devices depended on the "kindness of stranger," assuming that devices would never be targeted by bad actors. Hospitals must... More
August 07, 2015 | Tom Sullivan
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention. More
August 07, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
Now that we have laid the groundwork in parts 1 through 4, let's look ahead, about five years into the future. How will a new generation of workflow platforms pull... More
August 06, 2015 | Ryan Beckland
(SPONSORED) The following emerging trends are transforming the utilization of digital devices from a fad to a meaningful movement that can actually result in improved... More