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July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More

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July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More
July 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I hear the complaint that implementing an EHR changes their workflow from a lot of physicians and nurses. I also hear that EHR X is no good because it is just an... More
July 18, 2014 | John Halamka
The July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee included important discussions of certification for post acute care and behavior health applications, review of data... More
July 18, 2014 | Eric Wicklund
We have the nation's Most Wired Hospitals, and we also have America's Most Beautiful Hospitals. We also have national ranking system for hospitals based on... More
July 15, 2014 | Marc-Alexis Remond
How can accountable organizations succeed both in delivering high-quality care and spending healthcare dollars more wisely, so that they can share in the savings they... More

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Financial pressures intensify throughout the healthcare industry. To overcome these challenges and improve financial conditions, manufacturers and hospitals need to make... More
May 05, 2014 | Carl Natale
OK, we have a deadline. The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services released a statement Thursday that sets the deadline for ICD-10 implementation at Oct. 1, 2015 More
April 30, 2014 | Matt Smith
Cloud solutions can offer the power to perform clinical data analysis at a fast and more cost-effective rate than ever before. More
April 30, 2014 | John Halamka
As I survey the landscape in 2014, I see much more sophisticated attacks at the same time there is much more severe regulatory enforcement. Where would I put my security... More
April 29, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
As technology continues to evolve, it can be difficult to resist getting caught by the "gee whiz" factor as we project what the future of healthcare could look... More