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08 Jul CODE RED – How Proprietary HIT Vendors May Screw Up Health Reform

CODE RED (kōd rĕd) n. A system of hospital codes used world wide to alert staff to emergency conditions Codes intended to convey essential information quickly with minimal understanding "Code Red" typically implies catastrophic, life threatening emergency I had the privilege to meet with Phil Longman several years back...

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27 Aug Speaking Circuit: Coming to a Conference Near You

Circuit (sûr'kĭt) n. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point. An association of theaters in which plays, acts, or films move from theater to theater for presentation. A group of nightclubs, show halls,...

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30 Jul The Future of VistA: Community versus Congressionally Mandated Leadership

Future (fyū'chər) n. The indefinite time yet to come Something that will happen in time to come A prospective or expected condition, especially one considered with regard to growth, advancement, or development I appreciate Fred’s comments regarding my recent posting. Fred appropriately challenged me for describing...

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28 May Mamma Mea (Culpa)! Ingenix Goes Open Source

Mea Culpa (mā'ə kŭl'pə) n. 1. An acknowledgment of a personal error or fault 2. A statement of acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon I have long been a big fan of Ingenix and their mission of using information analytics to help create value. They are an...

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