Skip Snow

Skip Snow is an independent industry analyst. He writes about the manner in which software is driving the healthcare industry to a new global model.

Epic Systems founder and CEO Judy Faulkner
By Skip Snow 11:11 am March 21, 2016
Judy Faulkner readily admits that when she founded Epic Systems she had no idea how to start a company. 
By Skip Snow 02:39 pm March 16, 2016
The app enables doctors to receive alerts via Apple Watch so if they are waiting on test results about one patient, that physician can know immediately.
Cerner
By Skip Snow 08:34 am December 14, 2015
Healthcare IT News caught up with Burke recently to talk about the past year's major deals, including its Department of Defense score and the company's overall strategy.
Howard Messing
By Skip Snow 10:29 am December 10, 2015
Howard Messing has been with MEDITECH since 1974, when he joined as a developer. As CEO, he sees the healthcare industry entering a pivotal moment, making big strides toward mobility, interoperability and value-based care.
Businesspeople
By Skip Snow 06:17 am December 09, 2015
Terri Steinberg, MD, is chief health information officer and vice president for population health informatics at Christiana Care. She was the CMIO of the organization until this year -- but says her new role helps better address the needs of those not within the health system.
population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Connected people
By Skip Snow 09:18 am November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
University of Kansas Hospital
By Skip Snow 03:36 am November 02, 2015
Chris Hansen, senior vice president of ambulatory services and CIO of the University of Kansas Hospital, is clear about why his team works so well.
Mount Sinai Health System
By Skip Snow 03:32 am November 02, 2015
Kumar Chatani, executive vice president and chief information officer of Mount Sinai Health System, has been distilling his management philosophy for some time.

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