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By Jack McCarthy 02:43 pm February 26, 2016
The latest iteration looks to advance standards-based, cost efficient information exchange and opposes data blocking.
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am February 26, 2016
A new agreement with FHA will allow DirectTrust's federal partners to operate their Direct implementations within its Security and Trust Framework.
By Bill Siwicki 08:30 am February 26, 2016
PCMH is a foundation for success in pay-for-performance and lays building blocks for population health management, CTG says.
By Jack McCarthy 08:20 am February 26, 2016
Professionals who view user experience as an important component to supporting the success of their products are increasingly setting out to remove any barriers to its evolution.
By Jack McCarthy 08:42 am February 25, 2016
By implementing clinical decision support tools, the hospital system not only enhanced care quality and efficiency, it also improved communication with patients. CMC officials will share lessons learned at HIMSS16.
By Jack McCarthy 10:36 am February 24, 2016
The development of standards through the lab will help ONC further develop interoperability standards, official says.
By Jack McCarthy 10:07 am February 24, 2016
The office created a new lab to fire up standards development internally and externally. Part of what the Tech Lab will do involves subsuming including some of the work underway by the S&I Framework unit of ONC, official says.
By Jack McCarthy 07:53 am February 24, 2016
Security expert to share tips on hardening information security defenses with a multi-layered approach.
By Susan Morse 03:08 pm February 23, 2016
Providers need to understand the various degrees of risk in order to best treat their patient populations, according to Cerner population health strategist Gaurav Nagrath.
By Jessica Davis 11:37 am February 22, 2016
The Healthcare Leadership Council has identified six healthcare reforms that should be implemented by the White House, Congress and the healthcare industry to reform healthcare; it was announced last week at a Capitol Hill briefing and in a report high

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