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Blue Cross Blue Shield and Google

New Partners Thinking of Healthcare Delivery in New Ways Mental health has been a top focus of mHealth innovators like Google; this recent announcement of a partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shiel

  • June 23, 2016|
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Iterative Interoperability

Delaware: A Use Case in Interoperability It's the "without special effort on the part of the user" piece of interoperability that represents the greatest challenge thanks to a longstanding and still

  • June 21, 2016|
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FDA On 3-D-Printed Medical Devices

Printing Ears, Joints and Pills—What Next? As 3D technology gains traction, regulation must follow. The FDA's recent draft guidance addresses design and manufacturing considerations, but not the in

  • June 09, 2016|
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Researchers Question Telehealth Results

Telemedicine: Helping Patients Choose Well Physician groups are concerned about the efficacy of some telemedicine options; recent research suggests they may have cause to be. Legitimate health provid

  • June 08, 2016|
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ONC Calls for Instant Access

Giving the Patient Data Reins to the Patients The ability to freely share patient data from patients, providers and other emerging sources is at the root of the promise of interoperability. Now the O

  • June 08, 2016|
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Decoding Medical Bills

Interoperability and Your Healthcare Bills Why are medical bills so hard to understand? It's a question that patients have been asking for years and now HHS has made a move to help answer the questio

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IT and Clinical Collaboration

No Clinical Background, No Worries—Just Listen Those with backgrounds in clinical care tend to make good choices for "I'-type positions in healthcare as this CNIO's experiences illustrate. The abil

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Semantics Matter for Interoperability

Moving Toward Interoperability The biggest challenge to interoperability in healthcare is data—there’s just so much of it. That data falls into two broad categories: existing data that are part o

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Top 15 Hospitals in the US

What You Can Learn From The “Little Guys” Competition is heating up in healthcare; every healthcare CEO around the country is concerned about costs, outcomes and ROI. These health systems have be

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Pilot Program Reduces ED Visits

Population Health Improvement With the End in Mind Data, technology, and a focus on managing patient populations, can help to achieve desired outcomes. Houston Methodist has gathered the data to poin

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