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March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of HIT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top down command and... More

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February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer, Steve Emery
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... More
February 26, 2015 | John Halamka
CIOs are at a challenging crossroads in their careers. Regulatory burdens, security threats, and changing reimbursement models have led to a demand for change that seems... More
February 25, 2015 | Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system. More
February 24, 2015 | Mayuri Potdar, Parag Nasikkar
Payers' involvement in patient care, and their access to clinical data, has remained limited. They have traditionally relied on claims data to build care management... More
February 24, 2015 | Tim Cannon
As more tools are available on mobile and more information is available via cloud systems, an increasing number of IT employers are offering their employees flexible... More

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January 03, 2014 | Carl Natale
Healthcare organizations are going to have to make very smart decisions this year. And the best way to do that is to learn from the organizations that have completed a... More
January 02, 2014 | Brent Dover
When overwhelmed by complex choices, most people will opt for the one that's easiest. In 2014, many healthcare leaders, overwhelmed by the sheer number of analytics... More
January 02, 2014 | John Halamka
As the year drew to a close, I was interviewed by many trade publications about the key themes that shaped 2013. Here's my own version of the notable events of 2013. More
December 31, 2013 | John Moore
Making predictions for the coming year is almost a rite of passage for any self-respecting analyst firm and what the heck, from our vantage point, we may have a slightly... More
December 30, 2013 | Keith W. Boone
There are days when I feel like an outsider to the ePatient movement. An alien looking in. I may show up in a list of ePatients somewhere, but I'm not really a... More