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July 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has... More

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July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More
July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More
July 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I hear the complaint that implementing an EHR changes their workflow from a lot of physicians and nurses. I also hear that EHR X is no good because it is just an... More
July 18, 2014 | John Halamka
The July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee included important discussions of certification for post acute care and behavior health applications, review of data... More
July 18, 2014 | Eric Wicklund
We have the nation's Most Wired Hospitals, and we also have America's Most Beautiful Hospitals. We also have national ranking system for hospitals based on... More

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May 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's forget about preparing for ICD-10 implementation for a minute. What if healthcare providers focused on improving clinical documentation? More
May 22, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
As it is throughout the world, health IT is spreading rapidly across the U.S healthcare system, but the nation's union of nurses says, at the very least, it's... More
May 21, 2014 | Gary Johnson
Effectively managing external business associates doesn't just apply to the HIPAA Omnibus rule. It also applies to meaningful use. More
May 20, 2014 | Diana Manos
I just spent three long days covering the open public forum on the FDASIA report. Federal officials, at the end, said they got from the meeting exactly what they were... More
May 19, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's assume you're relieved that ICD-10 implementation has been extended a year because you haven't done anything about it yet. More