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Q&A: A way forward for HIE

The federal government and the private sector each have big jobs to do. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Sep 10, 2014

Mayo, Watson target clinical matching

In their latest collaboration, Mayo Clinic will enlist IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to help match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Sep 10, 2014

ONC brings 'alternative' certification criteria

A new rule from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT both creates more flexibility for 2014 EHR criteria and abandons a controversial voluntary 2015 Edition criteria. Read More
Source: Bernie Monegain
Date: Sep 10, 2014

Perspective

A fundamental promise of EHRs has always been interoperability. The idea being that patients and their doctors can have the same reference points as they discuss healthcare strategies in order to reduce care gaps.   READ MORE

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Here come HIPAA audits

When the Office for Civil Rights knocks on your door, asking about HIPAA compliance, it pays to be ready. And OCR is looking to audit providers ranging from large to small, and across a wide geographical distribution. Read More
Source: Tom Sullivan
Date: Sep 10, 2014 e-mail to a friend

How can engagement really work?

It's not enough to put mHealth technology in the hands of providers and expect them to connect with consumers. In today's healthcare landscape, clinicians need to tailor their message to the patient, making the communication personal and relevant. Read More
Source: Eric Wicklund
Date: Sep 3, 2014 e-mail to a friend

New genomic sharing rules try to boost collective knowledge

The National Institutes of Health has issued a final policy it hopes will promote genomic data sharing as a way to improve health while still protecting the privacy of research participants. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Sep 3, 2014 e-mail to a friend

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