A recent Healthcare Informatics webinar I was a part of included many nuanced comments about the value and challenges of incorporating and implementing technology in healthcare.
A “Perspective” column published in The New England Journal of Medicine that points to potential areas of collaboration around the data inputs to the Prospective Payment System—with some interesting implications
Anyone who isn’t living in a cave knows that the current environment of healthcare and healthcare IT is one of great ferment these days. It is challenging and exciting, and the pace of change right now is absolutely bracing.
Once again, I am failing Fitzgerald’s test of first-rate intelligence. It happens frequently. This week the cause is artificial intelligence (AI) for healthcare. I blame HIMSS 2017.
Autonomous cars are coming. Will healthcare follow suit?
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” ---Peter Drucker.
The release of House Republicans’ plan to modify the ACA—a bill focused solely on health insurance aspects of the law—means that patient care leaders can now move forward confidently on clinical transformation and population health
Medical researchers in Boston take a granular look at what elements really cause the over-utilization of unnecessary healthcare services—and opine on whether patient care leaders should reconsider their focus on which groups to look at in this key area of activity
It was refreshing to read Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein’s commentary on interoperability, and why constantly pointing fingers at each other can be counterproductive.
The whirlwind that is the annual HIMSS Conference hit Orlando, Florida this year—and brought with it a mix of predictability and surprises, at a time of unprecedented change for U.S. healthcare
During HIMSS17, industry stakeholders spoke with me about health IT innovation, and they also shared their insights about this year’s conference from their specific perspectives, and with their particular priorities in mind.
What were the biggest lessons learned at HIMSS17?
Success only comes with the “Constancy of Purpose” tied to the organizational Mission. If it doesn’t help the Mission, then why are you doing it?
At this pivotal moment in U.S. healthcare and in the evolution of healthcare information technology, there’s never been a better moment to explore insights and innovations at the annual HIMSS Conference
A new, global, cross-industry survey on cybersecurity and cybercrime, produced by Thales e-Security and 451 Research, confirms that the issues are both international and trans-vertical—and menacing
A colleague recently made the case to me that APIs are revolutionizing healthcare in the same way that the adoption of interchangeable parts transformed manufacturing, economies and the world. It’s a brilliant analogy.
It was quite engrossing to read reports this week that physicians, both in the field and in key leadership positions, are determined to make sure that the core elements of value-based purchasing and accountable care continue to push forward.
I was fascinated to read a recent Scientific American article that looked at how early Tibetans figured out how to use fire strategically to improve their chances of survival—and how such insights might speak to the current moment in healthcare
Do customers get fatigued with vendors, and what might help avoid it?
Monday’s federal court ruling blocking the Aetna-Humana merger served as a warning to IT leaders in patient care organizations that the U.S. healthcare system is headed into an unprecedentedly unsettled period for the foreseeable future, one requiring maximal agility in planning and execution