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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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Medical Data Privacy: Consumers v Hackers

I just left the following as a comment over at THCB, but after I got done ranting it seemed like a mouthful so I’m reposting it here. I enjoy the position of being involved in HIT, clinical and claims data, … Continue reading

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CCHIT For Dummies – Software Advice covers CCHIT, and Ways to Profit from an EMR

I’m back. Of course, barely anyone noticed I was gone, but that’s the joy of the blogosphere. We’re as important and as useful as our last post. In a month or two, I can fill you in on why I’ve … 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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Open Source the Nationwide Health Information Network

I’ve been catching up on some missed news what with all the travel lately, and I found some bits and pieces that will make it into the next update of my consumer health information presentation. I’m not sure whether we’re … Continue reading

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IBM and Duke Looking Cozy

First of all, Dydd Dewi Sant Hapus! It’s Saint David’s Day and yes, I’m wearing a leek. The Empire State Building was lit up in Welsh colours last night just for us Cymreig, as part of “Wales in NY Week“. … Continue reading

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Open Document Formats

My brother-ex-law Michael Hickins has an article on internetnews.com today covering the current status of Microsoft’s attempt to get their Office Open XML format adopted as an international standard. So? It is my belief that government has a duty to … Continue reading

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