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By Paddy Padmanabhan 03:25 pm June 12, 2020
How contact tracing, contactless experiences and remote monitoring will redefine healthcare and public health.  
By Sharon Taylor 12:12 pm June 11, 2020
CMS requirements for approved clinical decision support mechanisms could cause extra burden and more keystrokes for physicians attempting to meet appropriate use criteria.
By Michael Gagnon 11:52 am May 22, 2020
Let’s invest in an interoperable health data system that connects all providers, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, state and local governments, public health and patients who need access to medical records.
By Sam Shah 09:19 am May 20, 2020
COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has entered the lexicon as if it was always there. Everyone has an opinion. Globally the response has divided and united populations and no less so in the UK, says global digital adviser and NHS clinician Dr Sam Shah. 
By Charles Alessi 02:05 am May 06, 2020
 Privacy remains an important determinant of how technology is deployed, even during these times of COVID-19, argues HIMSS' chief clinical officer Dr. Charles Alessi.
By Saif Abed 02:02 am May 05, 2020
Dr. Saif Abed, founding partner and director of cybersecurity advisory services at AbedGraham, writes about the pandemic and its effect on innovation, and cybersecurity.
By Bogi Eliasen 04:27 am May 01, 2020
How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader asks...
By Alex Klotsche 05:17 pm April 29, 2020
A proposal: Create a Federal Reserve-type structure for supply chain management of protective equipment, powered by distributed ledger technology.
By Dr Shera Chok 08:48 am April 28, 2020
The current crisis has been called a 'once in a career opportunity to transform the NHS.' Instead, perhaps we should call it 'a once in a career opportunity to reduce health inequalities and discrimination.
By Layla McCay 03:32 am April 21, 2020
The director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay writes about significant acceleration of digital transformation across the UK.