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Tag: Health IT

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Time to consider a national patient identifier

August 31st, 2020 / By Rey Johnson

Patient matching—the ability to match a person to their correct medical record—is a perennial issue in health IT. The lack of a consistent, stable patient identifier interferes with patient matching. […]

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The cloud vs. traditional hosting: financial agility like never before

August 29th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

Can we all agree that cloud technology offers tremendous benefits in platform and cost reduction? In my stewardship of the cloud for 3M Health Information Systems, I’ve also learned how […]

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The Cloud makes it easy to accumulate data, but should it?

May 25th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

As a traditional technology leader, it took me a few years to accept the Cloud and its ability to provide the agility of “adding” storage to solve any problem quickly. […]

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Promises not yet kept: Can health IT support healthcare quality?

June 28th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

An interesting convergence of articles flowed over my laptop recently: 1:  Becker’s ACS Review: The 11 things payers, providers really think about value-based care:[1] Seventy-five percent of health plan executives […]

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Answer four key questions to transform report data into actionable data

May 22nd, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

The digital age has created more noise than useful information. This is especially true in health care, where the quantity of electronic health information has exploded over the past decade. […]

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What will healthcare workers do in an AI-powered healthcare landscape?

March 22nd, 2017 / By Amy Sheide

There is a lot of speculation about the disruption that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will bring to health care. This disruption discussion often covers the applicability and the impact (opportunities and […]

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Article: Utilizing LOINC with laboratory data

With Pam Banning

What is LOINC, and how does it work? What are best practices for implementing LOINC? Expert Pam Banning breaks it down in this article featured in the American Association for Clinical […]

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When Jobs met Wozniak: partnerships as the catalyst for healthcare 3.0

September 12th, 2016 / By JaeLynn Williams

We all know the story. It was 1976, and Steve Wozniak was dabbling in computer design in his garage. He created a new machine that he shared with his friend […]

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A fundamental algorithm for health analytics

August 19th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

So much hope is invested in health data. As technology zooms into the 21st century (wearables, predictive modeling, precision medicine), health data organizations are scrambling to keep up. The promise […]

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Cloud Computing: Why it’s a better option

March 21st, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

Computer and technology hosting in the last ten years can be categorized into three distinct relationships: Co-locations, managed services and the Cloud. It is a bit confusing to understand, but […]

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My Wish List for HIMSS15: Bring Documentation into the Health IT Conversation

April 10th, 2015 / By Jill Devrick

For the past two years, I have been fortunate to attend the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in both New Orleans and Orlando. HIMSS puts on a massive event for […]

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Three Strategies to Fund Sustainable State IT Data Projects

April 8th, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

Escalating healthcare costs have persuaded many states to redesign their Medicaid payment systems. Most of them are also developing innovative uses of their client data to help reduce Medicaid costs […]