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September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More

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September 22, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
As reported last year at HIMSS and by many online news and opinion sources since, physician dissatisfaction with EHRs is growing. Indeed, while this blog post doesn... More
September 22, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6. More
September 17, 2014 | Samir Damani
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards... More
September 16, 2014 | Eric Venn-Watson, MD
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it... More
September 16, 2014 | Lorren Pettit
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from... More

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July 01, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD recently found out that interoperability becomes much more real when you watch your own family members experience it. More
July 01, 2014 | Steve Tolle
Imaging is an increasingly important quality indicator, both for healthcare organizations and individual providers. As narrow networks take hold, however, they will... More
June 26, 2014 | Yoganand Sundararajan
These are very interesting times for the EHR vendors. EHR systems have undergone a dramatic change over the last 10 years and the pace of change has actually accelerated... More
June 24, 2014 | Kurt Hagerman
When it comes to leveraging the cloud for healthcare IT, I see two prevailing dynamics over and over. The first is that most organizations understand the benefits of the... More
June 24, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Apple recently announced that iOS 8 would have a built-in app to collect all of your health info in one place. I saw all kinds of opinion pieces published. I let the... More