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By Jeff Rowe 11:50 am March 09, 2015
Following the devastating tornado of May 22, 2011, which shattered the city of Joplin, MO, a new hospital has risen from the wreckage.
By Ryan Nelson 01:42 pm March 05, 2015
Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk.
By Brian Braun 07:26 am March 05, 2015
Prior to having access to the HIE, it took 24-48 hours for LTPACs to get information about recently-discharged patients.
By Carl Natale 07:44 pm March 04, 2015
Why couldn't someone try to explain that the differences between assigning ICD-9 codes and ICD-10 codes is not the same as choosing between a Blackberry or iPhone?
By Rob Havasy 01:51 pm March 04, 2015
The FCC's landmark vote in favor of reclassifying broadband and mobile Internet access as a Title II service -- paving the way for stronger net neutrality regulation -- should have a positive impact on healthcare.
By Keith W. Boone 09:34 am March 04, 2015
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am March 03, 2015
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the dialogue changes in such a way that the whole organizational strategy changes with it.
By Ken Yale 07:36 am March 03, 2015
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit, there is also a new opportunity to take these efforts to the next level.
By John Halamka 09:28 am March 02, 2015
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of health IT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top-down command and control, including centralized governance to ensure interoperability.
By Michael Raymer 01:43 pm February 26, 2015
Hospitals and physician practices have been slow to adopt online platforms that allow them to connect with patients at home or on their mobile devices. However, patients will increasingly demand online connections with their providers.

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