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August Features August Digital edition
August Issue
Digital Edition



 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Update #2 - Getting a patient's perspective

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on July 10, 2014

The second update for exclusive Living Case Study series on the Mississippi Diabetes Telehealth Network....


 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...


 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  

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...

More physicians and hospitals are using EHRs than before

Significant increases in the use of electronic health records (EHRs) among the nation’s physicians and hospitals are...

Secretary Burwell announces Region II Director of HHS

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced her appointment of Jackie Cornell-Bechelli as Region II Director...

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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.