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When Data Isn't Enough
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

Information technology alone can't help people make healthier lifestyle choices. Information is power, but we also need technologies, tools, and solutions that will engage patients who just don't care about their health that much in the first place. [Read More]
October 4, 2011
Editor's Picks
Health 2.0: eHealth Needs Hardware, Too
Devices featured at the recent Health 2.0 conference allow doctors to track patients' health and to intervene before conditions worsen. In theory, that could prevent trips to the emergency department and cut down on readmission rates. [Read More]

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]

Health 2.0: ONC Pledges to Make Patients Meaningful Users, Too
In developing health information technology programs and policies, the government has not paid enough attention to patients, concedes a top official of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. That may be about to change. [Read More]

ICD-10?s ten-year reign of fear
Exactly what health IT professionals are afraid of constitutes a scroll of considerable length. But almost everyone asked seems to scare up the words "time," "resources" and "money" without much thought. [Read More]

Intelligence Report: Physician Alignment: The Collaborative Care Disconnect
Four of five 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]

Rounds: Performance Improvement for Quality and Bottom-Line Outcomes
Date: October 26, 2011
Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Host Denver Health with invited guest Virtua share how to make continuous quality improvement with a focus on bottom-line value part of your institutional culture and process.
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Tech Headlines
Stanford Hospital & Clinics vows to fight $20M class action
San Jose Mercury News, October 4, 2011

Lost TRICARE backup tapes could expose nearly 5M records
Government Health IT, September 30, 2011

Medicare tests alternative to fraud-fighting smart card
InformationWeek, September 30, 2011

Plastic surgeon allegedly posted nude photos, names of clients
ABC News, September 30, 2011

CHIME rejects MU metadata standards
InformationWeek, September 27, 2011

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

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