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Five Reasons Why Physician IT Champions are Needed

It has been 5 years since the passage of the HITECH Act portion of the Affordable Care Act. The purpose of HITECH was “…to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology.” While the result of this legislation has been the significant… 896 more words

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Think Small: Mining Little Data

Big data is the latest buzzword to get tossed around healthcare. And for good reason: the possibilities that come from harnessing its power to improve organizational performance have seduced many of the nation’s healthcare executives. 645 more words

Healthcare IT

What the Future Holds for Cerner and Siemens Customers

Background

On August 5, Cerner announced that it would be acquiring Siemens AG’s Healthcare Information Technology business unit.  The blogosphere quickly lit up, with various experts weighing in on the… 622 more words

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