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 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Introduction - The role, and actual meaning, of analytics in healthcare

 By Ric Sinclair, Head of Product, ZirMed on May 22, 2014

An introduction to a ZirMed living case study....


 Guest Blog 

Squashing the status quo – there's an app for that

 By Jonathan Bush, Founder and CEO, athenahealth on June 1, 2014

J. BushThere’s an excellent chance that you’re reading these words on a machine, and when you finish the article, you may want to share it with hundreds of...


 July's Thought Leader 

Just give me a flight plan

 By Wes Wright, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Seattle Children’s Hospital on June 24, 2014

Wes Wright, CIO, Seattle Children's HospitalEvery CIO you talk to will say that, at least over the last four to five years, there has been no pause in their planning for future IT purchases. There has...



 Online Only Features 

The 10 commandments for engaging and aligning physicians

 By Michael Paskavitz, Vice President of Content Strategy and Services, Quantia, June 23, 2014

What do the following numbers have in common? 30%, $2.4 trillion, 12 minutes, and 1.8 million...



 HMT News  

CMS launches next phase of new Quality Improvement Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded additional contracts as part of a restructuring the Quality...

$11 million available to integrate HIV services into community health centers

HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the availability of $11 million, through the Affordable Care Act and the...

New resources for Medicaid payment and delivery system reform

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced a new innovative collaboration with states to improve care for...

HHS launches challenge to improve hypertension through health IT

In an effort to help clinical practices use health information technology (health IT) like electronic health records (EHRs) to...

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 Conference Call 

Big Data analytics

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on June 4, 2014

Big Data is becoming less of a talking point and more of a practical source of information for many stakeholders in healthcare today. We asked three executives to discuss the issues they see as being paramount when dealing with Big Data analytics in medicine.

Security risk assessment

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on May 27, 2014

Risk assessment is a vital, and daily, consideration for any organization in healthcare. We asked three executives to discuss the issues within risk assessment that they find to be the most compelling today.