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Media Use By Children: Monitor and Model

We live in a time where exposure to all different types of technologies beyond TV, such as smartphones, computers, tablets, and all forms of social media, are an integral part, if not a dominant role in…
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HIMSS Musings: Interoperability in Healthcare IT

Earlier this month I had a chance to attend HIMSS 2015, the annual conference of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. I spent four days finding my way through 2.6 million square feet…
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Cloud-based EHR: Worth it?

One of the many choices you have to make as a doctor running your own practice is whether or not to use a server-based or cloud-based software solution for your office. There can be some benefits to cloud-based…
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Lack of Diversity in Pediatrics

A recent study published in the AAP Journal Pediatrics found a lack of diversity among individuals holding leadership positions in the field. The study surveyed a group of pediatric chairs in the United…
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Hiring 101: Finding and Keeping the Right People

In preparing for a presentation on hiring strategies a few years back, healthcare consultant Tim Rushford gained some wisdom from the late Dr. Charles Houston – a Vermont physician and mountaineer…