Medical Records
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Keeping Patient Data Secure in a Digital World

Dennis Hung - February 16, 2016

Americans have been “vulnerable” to the misuse of their own personal records since the birth of our nation. With the advent of computers and data storage via…

eHealth
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A “secret shopper’s” perspectives on the EHR and clinical workflow

Bill Crounse - December 13, 2015

As someone who has practiced medicine using both paper and electronic records, and someone who's been focused on the health tech scene for the past 20 years,…

Wellness
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Diagnostic Reading: 5 Must-Read Articles From the Past Week

erica.carnevale - November 23, 2015

Time for another issue of Diagnostic Reading! This week we have included articles about using ultrasound for pediatric intussusception, big data, telehealth's biggest roadbock, cloud security, and…

Business
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Are Electronic Medical Records Really Causing a Crisis?

Tim_Edlund - October 30, 2014

When someone dies of a treatable illness, fingers start pointing. When someone dies of a treatable illness, fingers start pointing. In the October 13, 2014 New York Times article,…

eHealth
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Why I Won’t Refill Your Prescription

Michael Kirsch - October 7, 2014

Giving prescription refills is not quite as fun as it used to be. Years ago, we doctors would whip out our prescription pads – often sooner than…

Top 5 Strategic Planning Challenges for CIOs
Business
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Business
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Top 5 Strategic Planning Challenges for CIOs

Abby Norman - September 9, 2014

The Chief Information Officer in a healthcare system has perhaps one of the most complex and ever-evolving roles in the hospital C-Suite today. Since information technology has…

Practice Fusion’s Partnership with Merck, and Its Data Implications
Business
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Business
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Practice Fusion’s Partnership with Merck, and Its Data Implications

Cameron Graham - June 1, 2014

Practice Fusion recently partnered with vaccine manufacturer and drug company Merck to launch an online healthcare portal for physicians called Population Health Management. Practice Fusion recently partnered…

Business
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Improving Clinical Workflow, Physician Satisfaction with Health IT

Bill Crounse - May 30, 2014

On the heels of yesterday’s post about physician and nurse dissatisfaction with health IT, I thought I would provide some balance by showing how technology solution vendors and medical…

How Smartphone Apps Are Expanding the Role of EMRs
eHealth
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eHealth
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How Smartphone Apps Are Expanding the Role of EMRs

Cameron Graham - May 16, 2014

Smartphones have become a ubiquitous part of most people's lives, and finally seem poised to make the jump into serious medicine. Smartphones have become a ubiquitous part…

Why EHRs are Key to Better Clinical Data
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Why EHRs are Key to Better Clinical Data

Charles Settles - April 29, 2014

You cannot manage what you cannot measure. What you cannot measure, you cannot improve. These management adages are particularly resonant when it come to electronic health records…