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 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 

The new reality: Member-centric engagement models

 By Sangita Singh, Senior Vice President, EAS at Wipro Technologies on September 16, 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and collectively known as the Affordable Care Act makes sweeping changes to the regulation of U.S. health insurance markets. There is no question that it has unleashed a wave...


 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  

CMS update on consumers who have data matching issues

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to assisting consumers and protecting taxpayers by helping to...

HHS awards more than $295 million in Affordable Care Act funds

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,195 health...

HHS provides additional flexibility for certification of electronic health

Health information technology (IT) developers, providers and consumers will get more flexibility through a final rule issued by...

HHS: $60 million to help navigate care coverage options in the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans who are able to access quality health coverage at a price they can...

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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.