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March 04, 2015 | Rob Havasy
In healthcare, we are still fighting a "data neutrality" battle, and there remains much work to be done. More

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March 04, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
One of the biggest unrecognized challenges to balance in consensus standards development processes is lack of balance in governance. More
March 03, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the... More
March 03, 2015 | Ken Yale
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit,... More
March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of health IT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top-down command... More
February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer, Steve Emery
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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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