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July 31, 2014 | Steve Pacicco
Although electronic health record adoption is more saturated in hospitals and physician practices, long-term and post-acute care organizations have not been as quick to... More

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July 31, 2014 | Tim Maliyil
Technology poses a constant dilemma. On one hand, it makes our lives easier and, in many cases, more efficient. However, it also leaves those who don’t understand or... More
July 31, 2014 | David Wiggin
Successful 21st century healthcare organizations do not thrive based on the intuition of a few brilliant leaders; rather, they become modern data-driven businesses. But... More
July 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has... More
July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More
July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More

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May 21, 2014 | Gary Johnson
Effectively managing external business associates doesn't just apply to the HIPAA Omnibus rule. It also applies to meaningful use. More
May 20, 2014 | Diana Manos
I just spent three long days covering the open public forum on the FDASIA report. Federal officials, at the end, said they got from the meeting exactly what they were... More
May 19, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's assume you're relieved that ICD-10 implementation has been extended a year because you haven't done anything about it yet. More
May 19, 2014 | Christina Thielst
HHS has released a new security risk assessment tool to help providers, and perhaps business partners, uncover potential weaknesses in their security policies, processes... More
May 15, 2014 | Paddy Padmanabhan
With limited budgets and ever-increasing demands for efficiency and service, how can healthcare payers and providers ensure that their analytics delivers against... More