July 14, 2016
The answer to that question, says Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD, is that we need the right amount of the right regulation and legislation.
July 11, 2016
Penn Medicine Associate CIO John Donohue envisions cloud-based information security, more effective threat intelligence sharing and user education as critical elements to securing healthcare data.
July 05, 2016
Many organizations have a Project or Program Management Office (PMO). If not at an organization wide level, at least within the IT department. There are different models.
June 28, 2016
My fourth grandbaby was born this week. I helped out by taking care of his 19 month old big sister while his parents were at the hospital.
June 17, 2016
This week we all grieve for the families and victims in Orlando.
June 14, 2016
We define “health” broadly in Health Populi and in our work at THINK-Health, so I am thinking about health disparities today that people in the LGBT community face every day. Let’s call them out.
June 10, 2016
A cloudy political outlook, industry consolidation, shrinking IT budgets and more have healthcare organizations on their toes. John Halamka, MD, says he's "increasingly on the lookout for organizations which will address these challenges during the uncertain 24 months ahead."
June 10, 2016
Bringing different facilities onto one electronic health record platform is a logical step but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Some advice about incorporating patient care and revenue cycle functionality into one system.
May 26, 2016
Our quarterly IT Town Hall was this week. It’s a chance to bring all staff together, welcome new employees, and recognize promotions and special individual accomplishments.
May 23, 2016
Putting patients at the center of preventing mortality from blood clots, and being more aware of them in recognizing their onset, is key to stemming the disease burden. We can do more to engage with information, tools and other patients and programs to help monitor this condition.