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September 02, 2015 | Janice Young
While healthcare has made progress in adopting digital age customer service practices, there exists a much larger and more significant opportunity: care and health... More

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September 02, 2015 | Drew Schiller
(SPONSORED) The healthcare industry is ready to turn the promise associated with connected health -- technology-enabled care solutions that facilitate communication... More
September 02, 2015 | John Turnburke
(SPONSORED) Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both... More
September 01, 2015 | Michelle Troseth
Healthcare demands care coordination for value-based reimbursement and population health. To accomplish this, leaders must invest in interprofessional care, clinical... More
September 01, 2015 | Todd Rothenhaus, MD
According to a recent study, somewhere between 37-57 percent of patients are interested in using web-based tools to fill prescriptions, track their own health and access... More
August 31, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
HIPAA compliance, or lack thereof, has both financial and cultural implications, so identifying common HIPAA compliance gaps is a great way to start down the path to... More

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August 14, 2014 | Charles Kennedy
Patient engagement. Population health management. Shared savings. Incentive alignment. Every tweet or article about accountable care is filled with buzzwords like these... More
August 13, 2014 | John Halamka
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position... More
August 12, 2014 | Darren Leroux
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers... More
August 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
While the flexibility of social media makes them an exciting tool for healthcare organizations, having a clear strategy is critical. More
The internal benchmarking typically used to evaluate health system performance is no longer sufficient to meet government mandates, ensure timely reimbursements and... More