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Rajiv Leventhal

Rajiv Leventhal

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Rajiv Leventhal is Managing Editor of Healthcare Informatics, covering healthcare IT...

Could Electronic Communication Between Providers and Patients Have Unintended and Negative Consequences?

August 22, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
A five-year data sample from a large U.S. health system shows that e-visits could have unintended consequences for MDs.

With MDs at the Helm, Might Some of Health IT’s Burdens Be Behind Us?

July 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
During a call with health IT press this week, ONC leadership again affirmed their aim to make EHRs easier to use for doctors. Is this a good sign of things to come?

Could Apple’s Latest Venture into Health IT Disrupt the Entire Industry?

June 27, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Apple is in talks with a multitude of healthcare stakeholders with eyes on turning your iPhone into a centralized bank for medical information.

Top Takeaways from the 2017 Healthcare Informatics 100

June 6, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Every year when Healthcare Informatics officially releases its rankings of the top 100 vendors by revenue in the healthcare IT market, I like to take a deeper dive into the list’s nuances.

Is it Already Time to Rethink MIPS?

May 8, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Although it’s just a few months into year one of MACRA’s Quality Payment Program, there have already been rumblings from stakeholders that certain provisions of the outcomes-based program may need a makeover.

Buying into Healthcare’s Blockchain Hype

April 4, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
After speaking and listening to industry experts discuss blockchain in recent months, it’s not hard to see why there’s so much buzz about its potential in healthcare.

Who’s to Blame for Healthcare’s Interoperability Struggles? An Expert Weighs in—and Urges Stakeholders to Move Forward

February 28, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
It was refreshing to read Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein’s commentary on interoperability, and why constantly pointing fingers at each other can be counterproductive.

On the Way Home from Orlando: My HIMSS17 Takeaways

February 23, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
What were the biggest lessons learned at HIMSS17?

Physician Leaders Are All-In: The Value-Based Care Train Cannot Be Stopped

January 27, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
It was quite engrossing to read reports this week that physicians, both in the field and in key leadership positions, are determined to make sure that the core elements of value-based purchasing and accountable care continue to push forward.

Five Health IT Trends I’m Looking Forward to in 2017

December 22, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Here are five broad health IT trends that I am looking forward to reporting on in 2017

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