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April 18, 2014 | V. Katherine Gray
For many years, healthcare providers have sought to rein in the skyrocketing costs of medical imaging procedures through prior authorization. But new computerized... More

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April 17, 2014 | David Harlow
There are innumerable clinical, financial and compliance issues to be concerned about in this watershed era for the American healthcare system. However, do not forget... More
April 16, 2014 | Carl Natale
Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next. More
April 14, 2014 | Michael Brozino
The first quarter of 2014 is over and yet we are still witnessing EHR system vendors asking the government for more time, or to lessen the certification demands, for... More
April 14, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
More often than not, health IT advocates get excited about the myriad ways technology could be used to help doctors do a better job of providing care. But what about... More
April 11, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face? More

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January 30, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
My first connectathon was in 2004. I've now been to 10 of the last 11 North American connectathons. More
January 29, 2014 | Fred Schuck
Most healthcare IT professionals think of a master data set as a data warehouse. That is the form that it took early on. However, it can be so much more. More
January 29, 2014 | Kurt Hagerman
IT may not get much credit when it comes to saving patient lives, but there's no denying that cloud technologies can help do just that. By making medical data... More
January 28, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Too good to be true? The evidence is piling up and stakeholders are beginning to take seriously the idea that gaming could help reduce costs and streamline processes. More
January 27, 2014 | Shahid Shah
Recently I was invited by the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation to lead a discussion that addressed patient privacy concerns and potential solutions for doctors working... More