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Who's To Blame When IT Systems Fail?

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | October 11, 2013

When it comes to government technology, assigning responsibility can be tricky. Read More »

'Blue Button' Technology May Give You More Control Of Your Health Information

Bill Toland | Siox City Journal | June 28, 2013

Get a group of tech-savvy physicians and electronic medical records experts in a room, ask them about the way forward, and the subject of the Blue Button is sure to come up. Read More »

10 Things the Most Progressive Hospitals Do

Molly Gamble | Becker's Hospital Review | July 8, 2013

It's been said that there are three types of people in the world: the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive. The same could be said for organizations, particularly in healthcare. There are hospitals that will cling to the ways of the past. There are also organizations that will settle as they are, resisting major change, surviving rather than excelling. Read More »

2014 Was Landmark Year For Health Data Breaches

Greg Slabodkin | Health Data Management | December 26, 2014

When it comes to health data breaches, 2014 was a milestone year. Healthcare organizations accounted for about 42 percent of all major data breaches reported this year, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center...

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3 Big Lessons From The Top Techies Rebooting The Government

Elizabeth Segran | Fast Company | November 10, 2015

"We usually think of instigators as people who causes trouble," Patil says. And in some ways, this is exactly what the band of tech outsiders rebooting the government is doing. They've boldly entered the world's largest bureaucracy with the goal of shaking things up, making services run more efficiently for the American people and introducing fresh new ways of doing things. In many ways, their work threatens the status quo. But Patil believes that instigators have a valuable role to play...

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3 Implications of 3M’s Open Source Health Data Dictionary

Fred Pennic | HIT Consultant | June 12, 2012

Last month, 3M Health Information Systems released their Health Data Dictionary as open source software making it free and available worldwide. The open source contract is part of an agreement with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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3 Quality, Coordination Lessons From The Beacons

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | August 21, 2013

Being able to digitally submit clinical quality measures (CQMs) to Medicare is one of the big promises of health IT for physicians and providers — and it’s still coming, along with other administrative simplifications. Read More »

3 Things To Know About Geomedicine

Jeff Rowe | Healthcare IT News | July 16, 2013

"Location, location, location" is a phrase that's long been associated with real estate, but in recent years it's also played a role in attempts by healthcare professionals to track disease. Now, some are putting health IT to work in adding location information – where patients have lived – into their EHRs. Read More »

3 Ways Remote Care Helps Patients, Docs

Jeff Rowe | Healthcare IT News | July 26, 2013

Given the steady stream of new devices entering the healthcare market, it might be easy to start thinking improvements in healthcare can come from technological advances alone. But it's more complicated than that. Read More »

5 Questions With Stephen Mickelsen, Mobile Application Architect For Humetrix iBlueButton

Chad Johnson | | September 9, 2013

[...] While not often considered a hot topic at the C-suite level, the government has taken some very interesting steps to encourage patients to become willing participants in their care, be it through ACO preventative care measures or healthcare standards. Read More »

7 Health Technologies Developed For Veterans

Staff Writer | FierceHealthIT | April 3, 2013

Technology has always played a big part in providing and improving healthcare for U.S. soldiers, both at home and abroad. For instance, the Blue Button, launched in 2010, initially was designed as a means for veterans to easily access and download their health information to use, as necessary... Read More »

7 Healthcare Big Data Projects Get Knight Foundation Funding To Push For Public Health

Deanna Pogorelc | MedCity News | January 15, 2014

An online portal connecting researchers with people willing to share their health data, a community health dashboard and a text-based counseling program for teens were the big winners of The Knight Foundation’s $2.2 million health data challenge. Read More »

7 Predictions For The Future Of Health Care Technology

Sean Mehra | Center for Health Value Innovation | June 23, 2013

I’ve got an awesome job. Every day, I envision the future of healthcare and strategize how innovative technologies can transform how we give and receive care and, ultimately, make the world a happier and healthier place. Read More »

9 Ways Health IT – Beyond EHRs – Helps Patients

Kristine Martin Anderson | Government Health IT | December 12, 2011

Even among very knowledgeable people, the concept of health information technology is often equated with its most familiar element, “electronic health records.” Adoption of electronic health records are a critical first step to realizing the transformational power of Health IT – but getting out of paper enables even greater HIT capabilities. Read More »

9th Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference Features Information Technologies Inspiring Consumer Engagement and Behavior Change

Press Release | TCBI | June 14, 2012

The Ninth Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference & Exhibition, organized by The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI), will focus on technology-enabled participatory medicine connecting everyone in the care continuum interested in inspiring consumer engagement and facilitating accountable care. The conference will take place at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, CA, on July 19-20, 2012.

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