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August 20, 2014 | Carl Natale
It may seem a bit too early to start testing your systems for ICD-10 compatibility. But when do you want to try and solve any problems that testing may reveal? More

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August 14, 2014 | Charles Kennedy
Patient engagement. Population health management. Shared savings. Incentive alignment. Every tweet or article about accountable care is filled with buzzwords like these... More
August 13, 2014 | John Halamka
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position... More
August 12, 2014 | Darren Leroux
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers... More
August 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
While the flexibility of social media makes them an exciting tool for healthcare organizations, having a clear strategy is critical. More
The internal benchmarking typically used to evaluate health system performance is no longer sufficient to meet government mandates, ensure timely reimbursements and... More

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June 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
While bringing med students up to speed on the latest health IT is important, the critical move is to educate practicing doctors. More
June 23, 2014 | John Halamka
The June HIT Standards Committee focused on an update and evaluation of the standards and interoperability framework initiatives, consistent with the overall theme of... More
June 13, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Several times over the past several days I've had to deal with issues of policy which were raised as problems preventing interoperability. More
June 12, 2014 | Dawn Nee
As the person responsible for the management of the hosted electronic health record and practice management system for 200 private and employed providers affiliated with... More
June 10, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Over the last few weeks, access to VA healthcare for veterans has been all over the news. At the same time, the DoD is moving to procure a replacement EHR system. More