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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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September 16, 2014 | Eric Venn-Watson, MD
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it... More
September 16, 2014 | Lorren Pettit
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from... More
September 15, 2014 | Baskar Mohan
Many of you know the story about e-Patient Dave, who started the movement called "Give me my damn data." But the real question is, how many organizations are... More
September 15, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
One of the most amusing things (because if I didn't laugh I might cry) about the meaningful use program is the way that executives who have never paid anything more... More
September 10, 2014 | John Halamka
Thirty years since Steve Jobs introduced the first MacIntosh, we are on the cusp of a different kind of revolution: the consumerization of healthcare middleware that... More

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July 08, 2013 | Shahid Shah
There are obvious pros and cons to both sides of the debate but it's a "win/win" scenario -- you can't go wrong with either choice but one is more... More
July 03, 2013 | Michael Brozino
After a glance at the state of the electronic health record industry, it’s clear that it’s not 2009 anymore. Companies are being acquired, going out of business, facing... More
June 28, 2013 | Keith W. Boone
Anyone familiar with one of my favorite TV shows, MythBusters, has probably heard the expression "Failure is always an option." Co-host Adam Savage indicates... More
June 26, 2013 | John Halamka
Many healthcare organizations are discovering that accountable care reimbursed via global captitated risk contracts requires more primary care physicians and a more... More
June 26, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar
I have been following the news about the National Security Agency (NSA) access to our phone records with great interest. If we as a society don’t sort some of this out... More