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February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer
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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February 26, 2015 | John Halamka
CIOs are at a challenging crossroads in their careers. Regulatory burdens, security threats, and changing reimbursement models have led to a demand for change that seems... More
February 25, 2015 | Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system. More
February 24, 2015 | Mayuri Potdar, Parag Nasikkar
Payers' involvement in patient care, and their access to clinical data, has remained limited. They have traditionally relied on claims data to build care management... More
February 24, 2015 | Tim Cannon
As more tools are available on mobile and more information is available via cloud systems, an increasing number of IT employers are offering their employees flexible... More
February 23, 2015 | Joel French
Somehow health systems have adopted the notion that electronic health records are central to their competitive strategies -- viewing the technology's capabilities... More

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December 31, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
There's no doubt telemedicine has been making significant inroads across the healthcare sector, but according to one venture capitalist 2015 will be the year that... More
December 29, 2014 | Carl Natale
There's a lot being said about the importance of ICD-10 end-to-end testing. But why? More
December 29, 2014 | John Halamka
I'm often asked by hedge funds, investors, and private equity firms to evaluate start ups based on their management savvy, product maturity, and business models. I... More
December 23, 2014 | Mike Lovett
Different healthcare specialties have different electronic health record requirements as there is significant variation in care processes, clinical content and decision... More
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