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January 29, 2015 | Eric Just
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let's start in an unlikely place -- an airplane. More

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January 29, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He... More
January 27, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
Your average healthcare IT organization tends to be ruled by two primary concerns: HIPAA compliance and preventing breaches. Both are smart priorities, but many teams... More
January 27, 2015 | Chris Clayton
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care,... More
January 23, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The first official meeting of the Healthcare Standards Integration workgoup was convened at the HL7 working group meeting, to review feedback on FHIR resources that had... More
January 21, 2015 | John Halamka
How can we reduce the anxiety of interoperability? For many use cases, FHIR is our best hope for the future, says John Halamka, MD. More

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December 02, 2013 | John Halamka
Now that we have experience with two stages of meaningful use, it's also clear that a three year cycle is needed to ensure safe, high value, well adopted,... More
November 26, 2013 | David Harlow
I am proud to be a member of The Walking Gallery. If you are not familiar with Regina Holliday and her unique brand of healthcare activism, you should be. More
November 25, 2013 | Angela Dunn
Here are five ways to find inspiration for healthcare innovation from other industries. These approaches may inspire you to adopt new knowledge, and think differently. More
November 25, 2013 | Lindy Benton
The good news for patients is that their personal health information is becoming more secure all the time. But it takes unfortunate breaches, such as an event that... More
November 21, 2013 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Making health addictive is really about harnessing the power of our fascination with mobile devices, particularly smartphones. What if we put a personalized, relevant,... More