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Downtime Twitter-A Birdy Told me Epic is Down

February 8, 2011  | 
As many of us know, Twitter and Facebook are beginning to eclipse Google as the most valuable Web properties on the Internet. Many CIOs continue to grapple with the implications of social networking on communication within the enterprise. We are experimenting in the very early stages of using Twitter-like technology on our campus within the walls of the enterprise.

EMRs on iPhones: HIT Life in the Slow Lane

October 2, 2009  | 
Our EHR vendor is Epic Systems.  They recently made an announcement that they will be releasing an Epic client for the iPhone.

Missing the Boat on the Stimulus: Don't Forget the Patient

March 14, 2009  | 
There is a lot of buzz around the industry on the dollars available for EMR efforts. 

Obama Stimulus Plan: The Audacity of IT

February 17, 2009  |  Suresh Gunasekaran
The question of stimulus aside, the provisions for Health IT are staggering.

VA EMR Mess is Everyone's EMR Mess

January 14, 2009  |  Suresh Gunasekaran
So the VA has had some glitches with their EMR

President Obama: Don't Spend Money on Epic

January 3, 2009  |  Suresh Gunasekaran
If President Obama does invest a great deal in healthcare information technology and much of the money is directed at the EMR space, will it spur investment from new players?

EMRs are Over-Rated: Top 11 Reasons

December 13, 2008  |  If President Obama does invest a great deal in healthcare information technology and much of the money is directed at the EMR space, will it spur investment from new players
Don't get me wrong, EMRs could be great, maybe even better than the WWW. 

Is Epic any different than other software vendors?

November 24, 2008  | 
Like many other healthcare organizations around the country, my healthcare organization has made implementation of information systems a major

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