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Technology, prevention will move health care costs down

In a USA Today article, David Blumenthal, MD, outlines a multi-pronged plan for reducing national healthcare costs.

Investing in the nation’s health

In a Washington Times op-ed piece, NIH director Francis Collins says that spending cuts on top of small annual budgets have weakened NIH’s ability to carry out its mission of turning scientific discoveries into better health. Still, he holds hope for the administrations BRIAN initiative, as well as the rise of big data.

The year in HIE: Public, private sectors prodded to interoperability

In a 2013 year end review, various developments in the HIE sector are discussed.

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