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12 Ideas To Improve Development Research Access And Uptake

Anna Scott | Guardian | June 24, 2013

Our expert panel suggests how to ensure that research is open, accessible and still of high quality Read More »

2013 Scientific Computing With Python Conference (SciPy 2013)

Pat Marion, Matt McCormick, Will Schroeder | Kitware Blog | July 19, 2013

The scientific computing in Python community has been rapidly blossoming over the years thanks to its ability to quickly analyze data in an interactive way, and for its ability to act a glue language that integrates code and data from a variety of environments. [...] Read More »

6 IT Outsourcing Lessons Learned From Healthcare.gov's Troubled Launch

Stephanie Overby | CIO.com | October 15, 2013

The federal government's recent launch of Healthcare.gov is a stunning example of outsourced IT gone wrong. The multi-contractor project has been riddled with issues and should serve as a reminder to any IT outsourcing customer regarding steps to take to ensure a smooth rollout. Read More »

Accountable Care: IT Gets Us Only Halfway There

Paul Cerrato | InformationWeek | September 24, 2012

It's hard to imagine a successful accountable care organization (ACO) that doesn't rely heavily on IT...But the very foundation upon which ACOs are built could be shaky, making software tools only so effective. Let me explain. Read More »

AHRQ's 10 Tips For Creating Consumer HIT

Mike Miliard | Government Health IT | November 14, 2012

More and more, health IT is expanding from the clinical into the commercial realm. With patient engagement so crucial to the transformation of care delivery, that's a good thing. But some consumer technologies are better than others. Read More »

Aligning EHR Pateint Safety With Meaningful Use

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | November 13, 2012

It’s one of the abiding ironies of policymaking that, once the policies are set, things arise that probably should have been thought of before. According to a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of those things, when it comes to EHRs, is patient safety. Read More »

BodyTel Joins Continua Health Alliance

Press Release | BodyTel | June 25, 2012

Telehealth solution provider BodyTel Europe GmbH has become a member of the “Continua Health Alliance”. Among other things, the industry organization promotes its own standard for the transmission of medical data based on the Bluetooth health device profile (HDP). BodyTel will initially adapt its blood glucose meter GlucoTel to comply with the consortium’s standards. As a result, the device will be interoperable with other Continua-certified products. Read More »

Building An Effective ACO: Longitudinal Records Enable Collaboration

Naveen Sarabu | Government Health IT | December 24, 2013

Once an accountable care organization (ACO) or other collaborative care entity has laid the foundation for a robust health data exchange by ensuring the electronic capture of complete clinical and financial information at the individual provider level, the next step is to build the core of the structure – the longitudinal patient record. Read More »

Carl Reynolds On The Power Of Information

Carl Reynalds | eHealth Insider | July 4, 2012

Junior doctor and open source enthusiast Carl Reynolds thinks there are some good things about the latest NHS information strategy; but he has some concerns as well. Read More »

CCHIT To Test EHR, HIE Interoperability

Patrick Ouellette | EHR Intelligence | October 12, 2012

To follow up yesterday’s news that Healtheway’s public-private partnership with eHealth Exchange (formerly NwHIN) was official, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) announced plans to work on a health information exchange (HIE) testing program. Read More »

CDC: Foodborne Illness In The U.S. Not Getting Better

Maryn McKenna | Wired | April 17, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released their annual survey of foodborne illnesses in the United States, and the news is, well, not great. In the words of the press announcement they sent out to announce the data release: “limited progress.” Read More »

CIO: Consider 'Lessons Learned' Before Implementing Open Source EHRs

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | July 9, 2013

Open source electronic health record systems such as VistA are better than closed proprietary systems in terms of development, innovation and continuous quality improvement, but providers can still make the transition run more smoothly, according to Peter Groen, former CIO of Atlanta VA Medical Center. Read More »

Clinovo Hosts Official CDISC Workshop on June 11th, 2012 in Palo Alto

Press Release | CDISC, Clinovo | June 5, 2012

The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) Education Team announces that Clinovo is offering a Free CDISC workshop around legacy data conversion to SDTM. The training will take place on June 11th, 2012, in Palo Alto.

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CMS' 5 Questions On Hospital Readiness To Use EHRs For e-Reporting

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | December 31, 2012

Certified electronic health records will make it easier for providers to report clinical quality measures for not only meaningful use but other federal programs. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to align some of those measures. Read More »

COAR Response To EC Communication And Recommendation

Press Release | COAR | July 17, 2012

COAR acknowledges and very much  supports the open access vision of the EU Commission as a worldwide trend and will join the EU Commission effort  to develop an interoperable and sustainable global scientific infrastructure and to inspire other countries in the world to develop their own open access policies.

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