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CHIME Letter to FDA on Interoperable Medical Devices

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives submits comments to the FDA calling for assurances that medical devices will be interoperable with EHR software.

Not-for-profits dominate top-10 list of hospitals with biggest surpluses

Seven of the 10 hospitals with the largest surplus from patient care services in 2013 were not-for-profits, according to Health Affairs.

Hospital discharge: It’s one of the most dangerous periods for patients

The Wall Street Journal profiles problems that can arise during transitions of care, with a focus on the hospital to home transition.

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