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September 30, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, reflects on the difference between confidence and competence. More

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September 30, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Telemedicine is a complex enough market that even a tiny uptick should be seen as encouraging. More
September 29, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) With such massive, diverse member populations, payers have realized they can no longer rely on simply averaging data from their independent information... More
September 28, 2015 | Mike Restuccia
Penn Medicine's CIO reflects on IT moving from the basement to the boardroom, increasing vendor participants, engagement with the clinical community and the future... More
September 24, 2015 | Luke Shulman
Meaningful use of analytics to improve quality of care and organizational efficiency is contingent on an accessible user-friendly interface. How can "users"... More
September 23, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
Believe it or not, there are 52 possible policies that organizations may need in order to comply with HIPAA. To determine which ones are required, an organization must... More

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August 06, 2015 | Eric Wicklund
Call it a giant leap forward in the development of personalized drug therapies and one that could someday enable patients to 3D print medications themselves. More
August 05, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
Building on data and task interoperability, healthcare will finally be able to get to workflow interoperability. In the third part of my five-part series, here's a... More
August 05, 2015 | Jack McCarthy
While Medicaid spending rose 386 percent between 1987 and 2013, another area spiked as much 447 percent in the same timeframe. More
August 04, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
To truly grasp what the industry is up against, we must understand where we're trying to go. And task interoperability is a key piece of the puzzle. I describe task... More
August 04, 2015 | Carl Natale
Let's look at one disease state to understand what that term really means. More