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Can Argonaut Project Make Exchanging Health Data Easier?
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Dr. John Halamka talks about the Argonaut Project, which aims to bring open standards to the arcane world of healthcare interoperability.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/26/2015
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CommonWell: Healthcare Interoperability Or Bust
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
Peter Bernhardt of CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of clinical and health IT organizations, talks about its goal of better data exchange and application integration.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1/8/2015
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Health IT: How Developing Markets Can Trump US
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
With the US market hostile to health IT innovation today, entrepreneurs should look to the developing world for markets and opportunities.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 1/6/2015
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UPMC: New Leaders, Same Big Health Tech Ambitions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Long a pioneer in adopting electronic medical records, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is on the verge of making them work together in new ways.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/6/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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The Cost Of Healthcare Data Access
Jutta Williams, Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
Commentary
Does every healthcare department really need around-the-clock access to every file or image, or could security be tightened?
By Jutta Williams Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First, 12/29/2014
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9 Healthcare Tech Startups To Watch
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As venture capital flows into healthcare startups, look at some new companies that should be on your radar.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/29/2014
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Mobile Changes Build Vs. Buy Equation
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NY-Presbyterian CIO Aurelia Boyer says the need for mobile innovation has driven her back into the application development business, but she wants to keep it manageable.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/22/2014
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Event-Driven Medicine Holds Great Promise
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Research shows that wearables and biosensors can help clinicians collect enough data to pinpoint the abnormalities in a patient's biomarkers that require attention.
By Paul Cerrato , 12/16/2014
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Blood Test Innovation: Less Cost, No Big Needle
Larry Stofko,
Commentary
Blood draw method that makes blood tests easier, less expensive, and more routine named a top healthcare technology innovation.
By Larry Stofko , 12/9/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Again? Don't Do It
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
Congress is once again toying with the notion of pushing back the new diagnostic coding requirement.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 12/4/2014
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Nuance Opens PowerShare Images Network To Developers
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Nuance aims to improve radiologists' workflow not only through PowerShare image-sharing network but industry regulations embedded in clinical decision software.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/2/2014
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Direct: 5 Years Of Simplifying Health Information Exchange
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
Commentary
David McCallie, father of the Direct protocol, discusses the state of interoperability in healthcare with Georgia Tech informaticist Mark Braunstein.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 12/1/2014
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DirectTrust Delivers Interoperable Messaging To Healthcare
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The nonprofit counts EHR developers, health networks, and care providers among its growing roster of members.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/24/2014
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OCR Audits: Donít Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services
Commentary
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.
By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Are EHR vendors or government committees leading the race to interoperability?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/21/2014
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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data
Joel Gurin, Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU
News
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.
By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/2014
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How To Improve Hospital Emergency Department Communications
Matthew McKinley,  Vice President, Business Development
Commentary
For better patient outcomes, start by improving communications among staff members, departments, and patients.
By Matthew McKinley Vice President, Business Development, 11/17/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Health IT pros are focused on government mandates and programs, which leaves little time to optimize the new technology they've added over the last few years.
By InformationWeek Staff , 11/14/2014
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Cerner To Double Workforce Within 10 Years
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
EHR developer plans to hire 16,000 workers to staff new $4.45 billion campus in Kansas City, Missouri.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/13/2014
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