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The Final Nail In The Meaningful Use Coffin?
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.
It’s Time To Change The Provider/Pharmacy Paradigm
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.
IBM, Apple & Epic: Health IT’s Dream Team?
IBM’s exclusive partnership with Apple could mean a giant leap forward for healthcare mobility. Here’s why.
Financial And Clinical Worlds Unite At ANI 2014
This year’s HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association) ANI (Annual National Institute) conference went beyond ICD-10 to show a growing harmonization between financial and clinical teams in an effort to address a variety of reimbursement challenges.
Birmingham’s Health IT Breeding Ground
Atlanta is largely considered the health IT capital of the United States, but there are some innovative new health IT technology companies for providers to watch in Birmingham, Alabama.
Will Apple Revolutionize Healthcare?
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?
Making Health Data Hurricane-Proof
Hurricane season is nearly upon us. Here’s 5 tips that can help ensure your health data can stand up to any storm.
A Picture Of Wellness
Do wellness screenings really have the potential to encourage prevention and cut healthcare costs? I submit to a personal screening and share my experience.
Stirring The Health IT Pot
In this, my 200th opinion column for Health IT Outcomes, I take a look back at some of the most controversial articles I’ve written to date and the valuable responses they have generated from our readers.
Is Epic Future Proof?
Are Epic’s days as an EHR giant numbered? This article examines the strengths, weaknesses, and long-term viability of this popular EHR platform, outlining some important EHR considerations for health providers.