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April 18, 2014 | V. Katherine Gray
For many years, healthcare providers have sought to rein in the skyrocketing costs of medical imaging procedures through prior authorization. But new computerized... More

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April 17, 2014 | David Harlow
There are innumerable clinical, financial and compliance issues to be concerned about in this watershed era for the American healthcare system. However, do not forget... More
April 16, 2014 | Carl Natale
Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next. More
April 14, 2014 | Michael Brozino
The first quarter of 2014 is over and yet we are still witnessing EHR system vendors asking the government for more time, or to lessen the certification demands, for... More
April 14, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
More often than not, health IT advocates get excited about the myriad ways technology could be used to help doctors do a better job of providing care. But what about... More
April 11, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face? More

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January 28, 2013 | Helen Figge
The 2012 award season has just ended and one of the highest honors to be bestowed upon an executive in healthcare IT is the award named in honor of John E. Gall Jr., who... More
January 23, 2013 | Farzad Mostashari, MD
Today, as in last year’s New Year blog post, I will share with you a few of the ways in which ONC has interacted with you to meet its mission and mandate over the past... More
January 23, 2013 | Edmund Billings, MD
What a week! First the disgraced cyclist confession and later the baffling college-football-player-and-his nonexistent-(dead)-girlfriend story, with the RAND report... More
January 22, 2013 | Lisa Suennen
LOL and gag me with a spoon. I just read a Fortune article called, “Teaching IBM’s Watson the meaning of OMG” and I had a pretty good chuckle. The article discusses... More
January 21, 2013 | Baskar Mohan
Mobile healthcare applications have started to gain momentum, particularly over the past year, and could see explosive growth in the coming years. The following five... More