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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 18, 2015 | David Harlow
OMB cleared the HIPAA pre-audit survey late last week. That is one crucial prerequisite to OCR's initiation of the new round of HIPAA audits that have been the... More
March 17, 2015 | Joe Condurso
Hospital EHRs have left gaps in the support of nurses and other frontline clinicians who represent the vast majority of the healthcare workforce. This is because EHRs... More
March 17, 2015 | David Lareau
Population health, Big Data, predictive analytics and all that massive computing power help to improve health. But care still has to be delivered, and it will probably... More
March 16, 2015 | Ken Willett
With the sources of patient data expanding to include big data, a unified approach to data management facilitates the integration of conventional structured data with... More
March 13, 2015 | Bonnie Cassidy
To the average person, ICD-10 might sound like the cataloging number one uses to locate a piece of furniture in an IKEA warehouse. But it's something that impacts... More