From The Editor

  1. Is Technology To Blame For Physician Burnout?
    2/13/2015

    According to a recent Medscape survey, 46% of physicians say they are burned out. How much is the drive towards health IT adoption contributing to this epidemic?

  2. The ONC’s Olive Branch
    2/4/2015

    Just when the Meaningful Use program was on life support, the ONC makes two key announcements that seem to have healthcare leaders rallying around the program (and the organization) once again.

  3. The Future Of Healthcare Depends On Price Transparency
    1/28/2015

    A new Harris Poll suggests cost fears keep many people from visiting the doctor even if they are insured. This telling data is yet another illustration of the need for price transparency in healthcare.

  4. HIMSS15 Provides Both Clarity & Confusion
    1/24/2015

    Interoperability and Population Health Management were once again the hottest topics at the health IT industry’s largest conference. The event helped to clarify efforts in one of these areas while muddling the messages delivered in the other.

  5. Medical Practices Strive To Regain Patient Focus With IT
    11/18/2014

    This year’s MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) conference featured a ton of great technology solutions, but the medical practices in attendance only seemed interested in those that would allow them to return their focus back to patient care.

  6. The Great HealthKit Betrayal
    9/19/2014

    Editor In Chief Ken Congdon explains why the health IT industry shouldn’t be surprised or disappointed that Apple’s big iPhone and smartwatch launch ignored HealthKit.

  7. The Final Nail In The Meaningful Use Coffin?
    9/3/2014

    Healthcare providers across the country express their disappointment in the final Meaningful Use ‘Modifications’ Rule issued by CMS, and question the long-term viability of the program.

  8. It’s Time To Change The Provider/Pharmacy Paradigm
    8/6/2014

    In an era of team-driven care coordination and value-based reimbursement, it makes more sense than ever for providers to establish their own point-of-care pharmacies.

  9. IBM, Apple & Epic: Health IT’s Dream Team?
    7/25/2014

    IBM’s exclusive partnership with Apple could mean a giant leap forward for healthcare mobility. Here’s why.

  10. Will Apple Revolutionize Healthcare?
    6/3/2014

    Apple announced its new HealthKit app at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week and the platform had more provider play than expected. What does this announcement mean for the ongoing transformation of the healthcare industry?