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  1. Advance Directives Discussions Provide An Opportunity To Engage Patients
    4/27/2015

    Opening a dialogue between patients and physicians can make end-of-life treatment less stressful for both the provider and patient. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Data Sharing Between Providers Concerns Patients
    4/27/2015

    Although most patients believe providers protect their data, many are concerned data sharing puts their information at risk. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Is Patient Safety Threatened By HIT?
    4/27/2015

    ECRI’s latest report has health IT issues at the top of a list of patient safety hazards. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. CMS Hospital Compare Site To Add Ratings
    4/24/2015

    A five-star rating system will soon be available on the Hospital Compare website with the goal of driving transparency. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Google Trends Tracks Diseases
    4/24/2015

    An analysis of internet searches could help researchers determine disease prevalence, according to a recent study. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Competition In Interoperability Efforts Urged By FTC
    4/24/2015

    Comments suggest that the Interoperability plan could lead to antitrust issues. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Central And Southern Ohio Healthcare Information And Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS) Announces Spring Conference Coordination Of Care In The 21st Century
    4/24/2015

    The Central and Southern Ohio chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS), announced its Spring conference titled Coordination of Care in the 21st Century.

  8. ResearchMatch Makes Finding Clinical Studies Easier
    4/23/2015

    The tool is designed to help patients seeking clinical trials find appropriate studies for their conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Apps For Nurses Offered By Apple, IBM
    4/23/2015

    Four new apps geared towards nurses have been launched through a partnership between Apple and IBM. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Cleveland Clinic Quietly Expands Online Marketplace
    4/23/2015

    ADEO is an e-commerce spinoff of Cleveland Clinic Innovations selling products directly to hospitals, private practice physicians, and patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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