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Meaningful Use: The Elephant IS In The Room

Comparative Effectiveness:  a  comparison of the impact of different options that are available for treating a given  medical condition for a particular set of patients. Such studies may compare  similar treatments, such as competing drugs, or they may analyze very...

The Markle Foundation’s work on Meaningful Use

Last night I posted my own thoughts on the definition of “meaningful use,” a term that will have significant impact on our next-generation medical records systems. To me it’s vital that the term be defined to include full access for you and me...

Just Say “No” to Medicare’s MACRA Tokenism

On social media and at meetings like Health Datapalooza, our favorite federal bureaucrats assure us of their commitment to open data and patient empowerment. But those are just soothing words; federal regulations are law. On April 30, I posted on e-patients.net an...

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