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 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Update #2: Like playing jazz

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on January 22, 2015

A Living Case Study update that describes how four companies came together to provide a unique self-service kiosk used for patient check-in....

Update #1: Leveraging the right technology at the right time

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on January 12, 2015

An examination of the use of emerging technologies such as self-service kiosks at patient check-in. ...


 Guest Blog 

Consumer-driven healthcare demands business agility

 By Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo Technologies on January 30, 2015

Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo TechnologiesThe healthcare industry is undergoing an upheaval...


 February's Thought Leader 

Stage 2 was no failure

 By Naomi Levinthal, MA, MS, CPHIMS, Senior Consultant, The Advisory Board Company on January 22, 2015

The electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs (i.e., Meaningful Use [MU]) headlines of late are mostly negative. One could conclude from these stories that Stage 2 is a total failure, but based on data from current attestations, past trends and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) survey data, we project that 95...



 Online Only Features 

You can't Band-Aid disaster preparedness

 By Kimberly M. Krisik, Business Development Manager, CDW Healthcare, January 28, 2015

According to the CDC, more than 95 percent of U.S. hospitals made changes to emergency procedures following September 11, 2001. Industry wide, we now have intensive plans that enablemore effective responses in a disaster situation, but these plans are typically costly, and in some situations, organizations must put other projects and needs on hold to support them. In addition to budget challenges, there are ongoing gaps in planning and staff preparedness that preventa clear path forward....



 HMT News  

HHS proposes path to improve health technology and transform care

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)...

CMS blog: Protecting consumer privacy on HealthCare.gov

As we prepared to serve consumers for 2015 Open Enrollment, we focused on what we could do to improve the consumer experience....

HHS awards $36.3 million for quality improvements in health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health...

CMS: National health expenditures continued slow growth in 2013

Health spending continued to grow at a slow rate last year the Office of the Actuary (OACT) at the Centers for Medicare &...

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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.