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August Issue
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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...


 August's Thought Leader 

Delivering on the promise of decentralized, community-based care

 By Lindsay Sanchez, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Citrix on July 24, 2014

Why? Well, it’s easy enough for any consumer of healthcare services, or patient, to understand. Would you prefer to sit in a busy hospital waiting...



 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 urges continued support for funding to meet physician workforce needs

"In light of the Institute of Medicine's report on graduate medical education governance and finance released today, the AMA...

AMA statement on annual Medicare Board of Trustees Report

"The American Medical Association is encouraged by the Medicare Board of Trustees decision to assume that future cuts under the...

Trustees Report shows continued reduced cost growth, longer Medicare solvency

The Medicare Trustees projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain...

Consumers have saved a total of $9 billion on premiums

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that consumers have saved a total of $9 billion on their health...

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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.