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September Issue
Digital Edition



 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Introduction - Seamless communication across the continuum of care

 By Rhonda Collins, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Vocera Communications on August 22, 2014

The introduction to Vocera's HMT exclusive living case study....

Introduction - The enterprise value of complete patient records

 By Susan deCathelineau, MS, RHIA, Vice President of Healthcare Sales and Services, OnBase by Hyland on August 22, 2014

The introduction to Hyland's HMT exclusive living case study. ...


 Guest Blog 

Consumer-grade mobile device and BYOD policies

 By Paul Czerwinski, North America Director of Healthcare, Motorola Solutions on July 31, 2014

Paul CzerwinskiIt is indisputable that mobile computers help doctors, nurses and hospital staff improve the quality of patient care and save lives by...


 September's Thought Leader 

Choose your vendor/provider battles wisely

 By Becky Quammen, CEO, Quammen Health Care Consultants on August 22, 2014


Healthcare organizations are seeking to meet Meaningful Use requirements, comply with the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and succeed under the auspices of the Accountable Care Act. They’re doing all this while trying to meet the triple aim of enhanced patient experiences, improved population health and reduced costs. The end result: The pressure is on like...



 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  

AMA: Shut down of the Open Payments System shows site is not ready

The announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is once again shutting down the Open Payments System...

The Affordable Care Act supports patient-centered medical homes in health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $35.7 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 147 health...

CMS: Open Payments system reopens

CMS announced that the Open Payments system is once again available for physicians and teaching hospitals to register, review...

AMA calls on CMS to delay publication of the Sunshine Act database

The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the timeframe...

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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.