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Guest Blog: A Simple Guide to a Complicated Health Care System

This article was written by Jodi Smith of HealthInsuranceQuotes.org, an online resource for those seeking the best health insurance quotes. HMO, PPO, POS… Huh? If you look at these commonly used acronyms and are completely clueless as to what they … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Collective Clinical Wisdom by Heather Leslie

I’d like to invite and encourage all clinicians to register for the openEHR Foundation’s new Clinical Knowledge Manager (CKM) – found online at www.openehr.org/knowledge. CKM is an international repository for openEHR archetypes and has two primary purposes – that of … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The War Being Waged Against Hospital Acquired Infections by Thomas Cherry

Warning: You May Find The Statistics You Are about to Read Alarming One in every 20 hospital patients contracts an infection unrelated to their primary condition during a hospital stay, adding up to approximately two million people each year. According … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Open Source and Primary Care in the US by Timothy Cook

Tim Cook, a vocal proponent and leader of open source in the health care IT space and owner of possibly the most impressive list of achievements in the FOSS-meets-HIT space, managed to stumble across a post I made a while … Continue reading

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