Medical Records
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Connecting Social Media and EHRs as a Research Tool

GretchenKalthoff - February 19, 2016

A group of patients were recently asked if they would be willing to link their social media accounts to their EHR for medical research and to aid…

Medical Devices
8286 views

Improving Healthcare With Key Technology Additions

philcohen4 - January 29, 2016

Everyone seems to have an electronic device in their hands today, from corporate executives to local plumbers. Technology has improved several aspects of life, including healthcare. Doctors,…

Medical Apps Watch: Development, Use and Potential
Social Media
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Social Media
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Medical Apps Watch: Development, Use and Potential

erica.carnevale - January 5, 2016

From time to time, we report news and perspectives on the latest in healthcare app development, and the use and potential for new medical apps in healthcare, and…

A Healthier Conversation
Finance
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Finance
248 views

A Healthier Conversation

etwilson - June 17, 2015

 When someone suggests you talk to your doctor, remember to take them literally.  When someone suggests you talk to your doctor, remember to take them literally.Recent research…

Disruptions on the Yellow Brick Road II
Business
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Business
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Disruptions on the Yellow Brick Road II

ckapsa - June 5, 2015

Part II: Winged MonkeysA violent tornado snatched Dorothy and Toto from the Kansas prairie, still in their farmhouse. They set down in Oz; the farmhouse landed on the…

Business
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EHR Interoperability: Let’s Stop Beating a Dead Drum

Bill Crounse - April 29, 2015

For the past many years, I’ve been strongly advocating that the best model for electronic health record interoperability is one that is cloud-based and puts the patient/citizen…

Business
213 views

Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

JosephKvedar - April 6, 2015

Criteria for Stage 3 of meaningful use of EHRs were released recently and there is lots of controversy, as would have been predicted. One set of recommendations…

Deploying a Patient Portal Isn’t Enough to Engage Them
Business
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Business
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Deploying a Patient Portal Isn’t Enough to Engage Them

ShahidShah - March 15, 2015

Much has been made of the push to better engage patients, but little has been spent on examining exactly what patients want. Despite the requirements set by…

Business
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When Buying an EHR, Don’t Get Sucker-Punched by Delusional Thinking

Bill Crounse - February 11, 2015

It’s been a busy week for me hosting executive briefings here at Microsoft for some of our very best hospital and health system customers. These days there…

Ebola: Are We Relying on EHR to Tell the Story?
eHealth
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eHealth
214 views

Ebola: Are We Relying on EHR to Tell the Story?

lisasams - October 24, 2014

Ebola — this word has its own hashtag, millions of tweets, hundreds if not thousands of articles in the past month, and the power to frighten many…