By Jeff Marion 09:18 pm April 12, 2015
HIMSS15 started off with a bang on Sunday with a record number of attendees and exhibitors swarming the hallways of McCormick Place in Chicago. A buzz of anticipation hung in the air as over 40,000 healthcare technology professionals from around the world gathered to celebrate advancements in patient care.
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By Bernie Monegain 06:22 am April 10, 2015
Want to keep up with the daily goings on in the realm of health IT? Here are some of the top social media aficionados to follow. They're tweeting, linking, blogging and more. And many of them will be roaming the HIMSS15 conference, registered as social media ambassadors.
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By Mike Miliard 11:33 pm April 06, 2015
Health IT holds great promise for improving care but can also pose big risks when not properly deployed. ECRI Institute's second annual list of patient safety issues puts EHR-related worries in the top two spots.
By Bernie Monegain 06:21 am March 31, 2015
The National Institutes of Health has created a team of experts in precision medicine to chart the course for the $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative that President Barack Obama launched on Jan. 30. The team will deliver a preliminary report in September 2015.
By Bernie Monegain 11:16 am March 26, 2015
With healthcare interoperability as far front and center as we've ever seen it, we present some of the devotees who have made it a central part of their work for years.
By Erin McCann 09:48 am March 17, 2015
The numbers are scary. Healthcare providers and payers, together with their business associates, are still failing to protect patient privacy and ensure the security of their personal health information.
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By Bernie Monegain 08:58 am March 13, 2015
Health IT CIOs across the country are expected to take on an ever-expanding workload while maintaining a work-life balance. We asked CIOs who are especially good at balancing for their best advice.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:54 am March 04, 2015
With recent patient deaths linked to "superbug" exposure and preventable medical errors continuing to rise, it seems timely to spotlight some of the best and brightest patient safety experts in healthcare today.
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By Mike Miliard 04:22 pm February 04, 2015
The ambitious 166-page draft published by ONC lays out the "critical actions that the public and private sector need to take" toward real and robust nationwide data sharing. Here are the high points.
By Scott Tharler 09:38 pm January 27, 2015
From biosensors to brainwave monitors -- to say nothing of tiny devices that could improve your tennis swing or keep tabs on sun exposure -- we've entered a brave new world for wireless wellness technology.

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