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CONTENTS September 2012 Vol. 33, No. 9


Jessica Sharp says optimal cart use is all about battery lifespan and charge time.


According to Jocelyn E. Piccone, meaningful-use compliance doesn’t have to be a painful affair.


Keith D. Terry discusses promoting cost-efficient patient services through clinical integration.


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ON THE COVER: HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGES (HIEs) Beyond controversy


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How health information exchanges are connecting the healthcare space.


Meaningful Use Payment Systems Mobile Computing Carts Solutions Guide Workflow Management


Clinical Information Systems


Cover art design by Geoffrey Smith +


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COLUMNS 4 32


Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: Security by Kevin Weeks


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DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Carts and Mobile Computing Solutions Guide


Index of Advertisers Why your lab needs an HIE


What private organizations should know when building HIEs


What health insurers should know to get an NCQA rating


CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS


Clinical integration sets the stage for positive change


MEANINGFUL USE 18


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2 September 2012 Painless compliance


How to use pen and paper to achieve MU with an EHR


How mobile technology helps meet MU WORKFLOW ‘EHR within an EHR’ accelerates workflows PAYER SOLUTIONS Achieving excellence through best practices MOBILE COMPUTING Powerful stuff


HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY


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