October 29, 2014 | Shahid Shah | Workforce
Given healthcare IT professionals can make $90,000 or more annually, there has been growing interest in the industry. To help separate fact from fiction and dive a little deeper in to the realities... More
October 09, 2014 | Shahid Shah | Meaningful Use, Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records
What follows are the dos and don’ts of each step in the EHR buying process; these tips will guide you when comparing options so you select medical software best suited for your needs. More
March 31, 2014 | Shahid Shah | Network Infrastructure
I was asked a great question during a discussion with a tech publisher yesterday: "So, what's it going to take to achieve real interoperability in healthcare and how long will it take?" More
February 03, 2014 | Shahid Shah | Electronic Health Records
I was watching the Super Bowl last night and lost interest after Bruno Mars' very nice halftime concert so I started picking up some "Read it Later" articles I saved late last year;... More
January 27, 2014 | Shahid Shah | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Recently I was invited by the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation to lead a discussion that addressed patient privacy concerns and potential solutions for doctors working with EHRs. More
November 15, 2013 | Shahid Shah | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Earlier this week I spoke at Atlanta Healthcare IT Leadership Summit on ACOs and what I call “accountable tech." More
July 08, 2013 | Shahid Shah | Business Intelligence, Workforce
There are obvious pros and cons to both sides of the debate but it's a "win/win" scenario -- you can't go wrong with either choice but one is more expensive than the other (in... More
December 26, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Mobile
App47 CEO and co-founder Chris Schroeder hosts a great podcast series called “What’s Appening!” in which he covers topics around enterprise-grade Mobile Application Management for securely deploying... More
November 15, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure
Having recently spoken at about a half dozen conferences on the subject of "big data" in government and healthcare I’ve come to the conclusion that we’re focusing, at least in healthcare,... More
June 07, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
Today’s reality of patient management is “disjointed care” and most of the collaborators in a patient’s care team don’t know what each other is doing for the patient in real time. Knowing all the... More
March 27, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Mobile
Like many of you, I made the annual pilgrimage to the HIMSS Conference last month but I didn’t write much publicly about it. Here’s what I learned while I was in Vegas and my takeaways for the rest... More
January 18, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Telehealth
This is the next post in my series of Dos and Don’ts Healthcare IT. As we all know, some of our most important citizens live in rural settings, small cities, the countryside, or remote areas. In the... More
January 11, 2012 | Shahid Shah | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Network Infrastructure
Last year I started a series of “Dos and Don'ts” in hospital tech by focusing on wireless technologies. Folks asked a lot of questions about dos and don'ts in other tech areas so here’s a... More
December 22, 2011 | Shahid Shah | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Productivity loss and workflow disruptions are commonplace as our industry gets on the Meaningful Use bandwagon and is starting to adopt EHR systems at a slightly more rapid pace than in previous... More
September 20, 2011 | Shahid Shah | Privacy & Security
I get lots of questions about HIPAA security these days; especially as EHR firms, hospitals, payers, and startups alike are being asked about their HIPAA policies. My general recommendation is that... More