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July 28, 2015 | Frank Ingari
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim. More

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July 27, 2015 | Daniel Finke
Creating a sustainable business model in the era of value-based payments depends not only on transforming, but also on growth. To enable it, providers can align the... More
July 24, 2015 | Mark Byers
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record... More
July 23, 2015 | Dan Waldinger
In the past, IT was often viewed as a cost center. But today's healthcare IT professionals are business-savvy executives responsible for bottom-line results. They... More
July 23, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities. More
July 22, 2015 | Tom Giannulli, MD
There are many tools and features that patients want, but for practices to get the most from them, they need to be a part of a larger platform and integrate with other... More

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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
June 09, 2014 | Carl Natale
One of the reasons used to justify ICD-10 implementation is that the granular data can be used in healthcare research. More