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October 01, 2014 | David Lareau
How can a physician's productivity and focus on the patient be maintained while using an EHR at the point of care, and why do many systems fall short on this? More

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October 01, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech? More
September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More
September 22, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
As reported last year at HIMSS and by many online news and opinion sources since, physician dissatisfaction with EHRs is growing. Indeed, while this blog post doesn... More
September 22, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6. More
September 17, 2014 | Samir Damani
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards... More

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July 17, 2013 | John Halamka
Last week I had the opportunity to test Google Glass. Of course, there have been parodies of the user experience but I believe that clinicians can successfully use... More
July 16, 2013 | Gary Hamilton
Despite many healthcare organizations employing patient portals, the portal remains an underutilized resource. This low rate of adoption may stem, at least in part, from... More
July 15, 2013 | William Ho
File sharing happens frequently throughout the day. Nurses, technicians, physicians, medical records departments, transcriptionists and insurance companies all have... More
July 15, 2013 | Charlie Jarvis
“Accountable” is one of the most popular buzzwords in healthcare today. Whether an organization is striving to become an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or pursuing... More
July 09, 2013 | Karl Strohmeyer
An interesting trend I’ve noticed developing is the use of crowdsourcing to drive innovations in healthcare and manage the complexities of the industry. I decided to... More