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April 17, 2015 | Jonathan Bush
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare? More

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April 15, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, was not able to attend HIMSS15, but his second-in-command, Manu Tandon, was on-site at the conference. He sends this analysis of the key themes at... More
April 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees. More
April 10, 2015 | Liz Kirk
CIOs must become more aligned with the strategic priorities of their colleagues in the C-Suite -- and in the "post-EHR era" that means focusing on cost... More
April 10, 2015 | Blain Newton
Over the next several months you will notice significant changes happening at HIMSS Analytics, starting with our re-designed website. More
April 10, 2015 | Josh Nathan
While EHRs are the biggest step toward going paperless, most organizations still manage volumes of paper which prevents the establishment of a truly integrated care team... More

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March 03, 2015 | Ken Yale
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit,... More
March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of health IT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top-down command... More
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