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MHIN executive director Tim Pletcher. Credit: Michigan Medicine via YouTube.

By John Andrews 08:47 am January 16, 2017
Michigan Health Information Network executive director Tim Pletcher says that effectively linking patients to providers starts with a dynamic health directory. 
HIMSS17 policy
By Jessica Davis 08:03 am January 16, 2017
Our guide to navigating government and policy events at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, which includes a Federal Health IT booth and a wide range of educational sessions.
Connected Health Experience HIMSS17
By Chris Nerney 08:02 am January 16, 2017
The show floor exhibit will focus on IoT, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and next generation technologies. 
CAQH 9 billion electronic
By Jack McCarthy 07:38 am January 16, 2017
The research determined that prior authorization offers providers the greatest time savings potential. Conducting it electronically reduce the time per transaction from 20 to 6 minutes and the cost from $7.50 to $1.89.
ONC FHIR app challenges
By Jack McCarthy 07:35 am January 16, 2017
National coordinator Vindell Washington said the apps are indicative of the progress and innovation that is possible on top of a digital health architecture. 

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By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm January 13, 2017
The University of Vermont Medical Center filed a certificate of need, or CON application, with the state of Vermont Jan. 3, seeking approval to create a unified electronic health record system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.
IEEE PCHA blockchain HIMSS17
By Jack McCarthy 09:51 am January 13, 2017
The Personal Connected Health Alliance and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will co-host a daylong event to focus on using Blockchain for interoperability and security purposes. 
IT underpinning enterprise strategy

Chartis Group director Bob Schwyn said that healthcare organizations have traditionally kept IT apart from the overall business strategy. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:36 am January 13, 2017
IT must be built into business strategy and development planning to fully realize its potential to enhance the broader organization, experts say.
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:25 am January 13, 2017
The doctorpreneur also shared what is top of mind among her social media followers, and who her health IT hero is. 
Big data genomics fitness
By Patty Mechael 07:03 am January 13, 2017
Big data in healthcare has been seized on by major vendors and large health systems, particularly with incentives related to population health. In what ways does this movement support patients? Big data and analytics serve patients and people more broadly in several ways.

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