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CONTENTS March 2014 Vol. 35, No. 03


COVER STORY Tactical Operations


Unlocking


cloud computing By Jason Free | Features Editor


COLUMNS 2 24


Viewpoint By Jason Free | Features Editor


Thought Leaders: Clinical Documentation By Paul Calatayud | Chief Information Security Offi cer, Surescripts


DEPARTMENTS 4


Industry Watch Best in KLAS: Software and services, HIMSS Innovation Center, HIT trends, SaaS computing habits


22 Dashboard: Staffi ng/scheduling TRENDING TOPICS 14


An examination of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s use of cloud computing.


10 HMT THINK TANK 6 Patrolling for dollars


How should your ACO gear up for ACA? By Rick Dana Barlow


Health Management Technology asked a small group of information technology executives for tips on how an ACO must surmount the complexities of developing a fi nancial system that incorporates many – if not all – of the disparate fi scal and performance measures of an ACO’s participating member organizations. The group of executives includes: Jim Lacy, CFO and General Counsel, ZirMed; David Janotha, Industry Vice President, Healthcare, Axiom EPM; Steve Tolle, Chief Strategy Offi cer, Merge Healthcare; Barry P. Chaiken, M.D., MPH, Chief Medical Information Offi cer, Infor; Joe Damore, Vice President of Engagement and Delivery, Premier Inc.


9 Additional ACO model expectations 14 14 4


Real-world BYOD security BYOD security strategies from two distinct healthcare organizations. By Jason Free | Features Editor


TRENDING TOPICS 18 Great expectations for Big


or more strife? By Rick Dana Barlow


Data Will they lead to a great awakening


Cover photo courtesy: Seattle Children’s Hospital

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