One thing healthcare entrepreneurs and investors have in common is that their businesses may be generating assets that are more valuable than they realize. And, they may also be creating valuable intangible assets known as intellectual property (IP).
Evidence suggests mixed results when it comes to overall EMR use and functions like clinical decision support providing concise, actionable information, and leveraging AI and predictive analytics. Is there a prescription for provider-centric HIT?
Have you noticed the hype around FHIR? It was hard to miss at HIMSS2018, where enthusiasts proclaimed that FHIR will solve our interoperability woes. It will not, and it is essential we dispel the misconceptions and hype.
We should welcome Apple, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway to healthcare, while also being open-minded skeptics and engage constructively in this opportunity to learn together.
Recently, there’s been a perfect storm of bad news for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) and their efforts to modernize their electronic medical record (EMR).
As we start off 2018, let’s dust off the crystal ball and make some healthcare predictions. What can you expect for healthcare this year? Here are my seven predictions for the coming year.
There is a widespread belief, misguided in my judgement, that owning your own copy of the data has intrinsic value and gives organizations competitive advantages. In contrast, APIs promote a single source of truth approach by making the data available on-demand.
While the VA’s decision to migrate to the same EMR platform as the DoD is a sound one, it will not, in and of itself, solve the interoperability problem
I’ve been reflecting on a recent article in Politico in which Greg Simon, president of the Biden Cancer Initiative, recalled an exchange between former Vice President Joseph Biden and Epic CEO Judy Faulkner. The topic was access to patient records.
Healthcare is suffering from Innovation Constipation (IC). The signs and symptoms are everywhere with more appearing daily, and the problem is particularly acute in healthcare IT. The good news: there are home remedies for IC.