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May 22, 2015 | Austin Kirkland
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow... More

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May 21, 2015 | John Halamka
Few want to publicly criticize the 21st Century Cures Act. But John Halamka, MD is happy to serve as the lightning rod for this discussion, pointing out those... More
May 21, 2015 | Nicholas Filler
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records... More
May 19, 2015 | William A. Tanenbaum
Mobile devices in healthcare institutions are giving rise to new data security and liability risks. Connected devices -- another way of describing "The Internet of... More
May 19, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic... More
May 18, 2015 | Christina Thielst
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes. More

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March 23, 2015 | Andrew Robertson
Nobody is explicitly opposed to interoperability in healthcare IT. That would be like opposing the eradication of poverty, hunger or child slavery. People of goodwill... More
March 23, 2015 | Aaron Miri
As a young kid, Aaron Miri had always wanted to be a conductor of a symphony. Fast forward quite a few years, and he is now a conductor of an IT symphony that plays out... More
March 20, 2015 | Roger Davis
U.S. healthcare needs more Davids: people and vendors who use their agility to execute innovative ideas that advance healthcare delivery and improve outcomes. But... More
March 20, 2015 | John Halamka
In his latest blog, John Halamka, MD provides a comprehensive account of the most recent HIT Standards Committee meeting. Don't miss what he has to say about Stan... More
March 20, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
If there’s one group within the healthcare workforce who could really use effective mobile tools, it's nurses. More