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  • 11 Ways to Make Healthcare IT Easier

    The phrase 'don't boil the ocean' is often used to describe efforts to introduce IT to healthcare organizations. These 11 tips will help healthcare CIOs make incremental changes that improve business practices without panicking end users.

    Written by Brian Eastwood20 June 13 14:37
  • Healthcare's Accountable Care Organizations Face Daunting IT Task, Deadlines

    Outlined in the Affordable Care Act, the ACO model aims to link hospitals, physician networks, acute care facilities and other organizations in an effort to provide more coordinated care that in turn reduces costs. But ACOs must address four key IT challenges before a strict government deadlines impose financial penalties.

    Written by John Moore03 June 13 14:14
  • Health Information Exchange Critical But Suffers From Complications

    Efforts to expedite the adoption of health information exchange in the United States face a bevy of technology, management and financial questions. There are no easy answers, since HIE organizations are as different as the regions, the populations and the healthcare providers they represent. But there are some lessons to be learned.

    Written by Brian Eastwood01 April 13 13:25