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Six Imperatives for Cybersecurity in U.S. Healthcare

On June 2, 2017, the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force released the final Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry to Congress.

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SMART on FHIR: Unlocking Digital Health

“Do you integrate with my EMR vendor?” is one of the first questions a digital health application vendor will get from a prospective client, and with good reason. It has historically been a Sisyphean task requiring custom interfaces and hours of hospital IT time. Often, it[…] Read More

Five Barriers to Measuring Inpatient Quality

As U.S. healthcare payments become increasingly value-based, quality improvement initiatives will enable hospitals to improve patient outcomes, realize operational efficiencies, and better manage the financial risk associated with emerging payment models.

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HIMSS17 Takeaways

Last week, forty thousand health IT professionals arrived in Orlando for the  HIMSS (Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society) annual meeting, the biggest health informatics event of the year. Read More