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December 18, 2014 | Dennis Schmuland, MD
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and... More

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December 18, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to... More
December 16, 2014 | David Lareau
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the... More
December 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why. More
December 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Whatever it is -- if it involves health IT, interoperability, or anything else -- the answer seems to be FHIR. More
December 09, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it's the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost... More

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October 15, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's no secret that one by-product of the health IT revolution has been providers learning how to make better use of technology while also losing touch with their... More
October 13, 2014 | Roy Smythe
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms... More
October 13, 2014 | Steve Whitehurst
With meaningful use Stage 2 underway, many healthcare organizations are pouring significant resources into patient portals in order to engage patients and receive... More
October 10, 2014 | David Palkoner
In order to improve health care quality in a meaningful way, physicians must be empowered to make informed clinical decisions. This includes being promptly notified of... More
October 10, 2014 | John Halamka
EHR causes Ebola! EHRs hold data hostage in stovepiped legacy systems! There is no interoperability in America! How many headlines have you seen over the past month... More