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March 04, 2015 | Rob Havasy
In healthcare, we are still fighting a "data neutrality" battle, and there remains much work to be done. More

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March 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance. More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the... More
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

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January 15, 2015 | Karin Ratchinsky
What will remain constant in 2015 is change. Healthcare is in the middle of a major evolution toward digital, personalized medicine and the empowered patient. Karin... More
January 14, 2015 | Joyoti Goswami
In an era where medicine is highly specialized and different specialties are involved in the care of a patient, intelligent use of information technology is essential to... More
January 09, 2015 | Paul Levy
If you're an entrepreneur pitching a promising Big Data application to hospitals, there are a few key conditions you must satisfy to be successful. More
January 08, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
Consider McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King, and your favorite sit-down restaurant, and your favorite diner, and your favorite sushi place. Do they all do... More
January 07, 2015 | Sherwood Chapman
2015 is all about cloud platforms for healthcare IT, which means the New Year will bring dramatic changes to the cloud landscape. Three factors that are reshaping the... More