April 29, 2016
The first three months of my interim CIO engagement at University Hospitals has flown by. I’m fortunate to be working with a very talented IT team and we recognize there is always room for improvement. We have already made some very positive changes and improvements.
April 22, 2016
My mother had to go to work to support four children after my father died from cancer. I was active in the women’s movement in my college years. So, I can’t imagine women not having a career outside the home if they so choose or if they have to support themselves and their families.
April 18, 2016
Starting in 2019, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will change how they pay physicians in a profound way. Unfortunately, the details are complicated and confusing, and many of the particulars have yet to be worked out, which has led many healthcare leaders to glaze over the details and focus on more immediate concerns.
April 07, 2016
Having been involved in a series of mergers throughout my career, I’m not certain there is just one tactic to successfully melding cultures together, but here are some tips on what’s worked well for me.
March 29, 2016
Cinderblocks 3: The Partnership with Patients Continues is an art and medical conference that will be held in Grantsville, MD at Penn Alps Resturant and Little Crossings by The Cornucopia Café May 19-21, 2016.
March 25, 2016
"We believe that mobile devices such as iPhones will become the predominant means by which patients interact with BIDMC," says Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD. "Your phone will be the repository of your medical record."
March 22, 2016
The hospitalist known by many as the satiric ZDoggMD imagined himself as Lord Vader and produced a trilogy of humorous videos featuring “Doc Vader” dealing with the often-frustrating problems of communicating his needs within a hospital.
The videos’ titles spoof the mega-popular Star Wars films.
March 22, 2016
Despite the widely publicized successes of the Affordable Care Act, many rural Americans were forgotten by health care reform. Telemedicine is a critical tool for transitioning to value-based treatments, and to better serving rural communities.
March 18, 2016
One of the major benefits of working in healthcare technology at an academic medical center is the plethora of smart, engaged faculty and staff that believe in the value of incorporating mobile health (mHealth) strategies and tools for our patients, employees and partners.
March 16, 2016
(SPONSORED) As IT struggles to get out in front of enterprise security risks, mobile devices are adding another wrinkle to defense plans as they become an increasingly active attack vector.