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Health 2.0: Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare Innovation
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

There's nothing easy about developing technology products for healthcare organizations?in fact, there's a whole long list of barriers standing in the way of innovation. In fact, the healthcare industry itself is one of the biggest obstacles. [Read More]
September 27, 2011
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Health 2.0: Do e-Health Tools Need Peer Review?
Emerging opportunities—and challenges— in e-health center on ensuring the efficacy of e-health tools, quantifying their cost-cutting claims, and not impeding the physician-patient relationship. [Read More]

Debating the Proposed CLIA Rule
Patient advocates say allowing patients to get test results directly from the lab will help them take control of their healthcare and reduce costs. But some physicians say proposed changes to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 could end up confusing patients and driving up the cost of lab tests. Could health information exchanges be a solution? [Read More]

HIPAA Summit West: 1 in 4 Organizations Report Data Breaches
Data security experts at the HIPAA Summit West in San Francisco reinforce a message that resonates with healthcare privacy and security officers: Everyone, especially those charged with protecting the privacy of patient information, needs to be concerned about data security. [Read More]

Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home
Date: November 11, 2011
Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Live from host St. Joseph Health System in Orange, CA. Reaching the vision of the patient-centered medical home requires strong links between hospitals and physicians to achieve best patient outcomes. Join us for the dialogue in a special, complimentary Rounds, sponsored by Relay Health.
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Intelligence Report: Physician Alignment: The Collaborative Care Disconnect
79% of leaders say physicians' support of collaborative care is mixed or unsure, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis. [Read More]

Tech Headlines
CHIME rejects MU metadata standards
InformationWeek, September 27, 2011

Bipartisan group talks Medicare smartcards
Government Health IT, September 27, 2011

Designing a smarter patient
The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2011

Opinion: Healthcare industry: Heal thyself
The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2011

Blumenthal: Electronic health records, despite flaws, make doctors better
Boston Globe, September 23, 2011

Health industry lacks patient data safeguards: poll
Reuters, September 22, 2011

E-prescribing threshold too low to reduce deaths: RAND
InformationWeek, September 22, 2011

MA family sues hospital, nurse after patient death linked to ?alarm fatigue?
The Boston Globe, September 22, 2011

Webcasts/Rounds
October 26: Rounds: Performance Improvement for Quality and Bottom-Line Outcomes

November 11: Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home

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