Do We Need More Or Less Health IT Regulation?

HITECH was good medicine for the health IT industry, but now that we’ve seen the side effects on workflow and efficiency, it’s time for a dose adjustment, says CIO John Halamka.

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Why I Disagree With The Snake Oil Analogy

As a CIO and physician, John Halamka takes issue with the recent “snake oil” comments, arguing that the health IT industry has created a “digital foundation that is a prerequisite for the next generation of tools.”

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Can Apps Really Improve Population Health?

As it becomes increasingly critical for patients to manage their health outside of the hospital, clinicians must adapt to the ever-changing world of apps and patient-generated data, says Anupam Goel, MD.

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Michael Archuleta, Director of IT, Mt. San Rafael Hospital, Chapter 2

These days, Michael Archuleta’s team is focused on security and patient engagement, but before that could happen, an IT strategic plan had to be created and implemented.

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Measuring The Success Of Value-Based Care Services

Health systems are making big investments with consulting firms and vendors to help make the transition toward value-based care. But what measures are they using to set goals? Warren Whitford of KLAS shares his insight.

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