Healthcare IT News Blog

September 17, 2014 | Samir Damani
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards... More

Recent Posts

September 16, 2014 | Eric Venn-Watson, MD
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it... More
September 16, 2014 | Lorren Pettit
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from... More
September 15, 2014 | Baskar Mohan
Many of you know the story about e-Patient Dave, who started the movement called "Give me my damn data." But the real question is, how many organizations are... More
September 15, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
One of the most amusing things (because if I didn't laugh I might cry) about the meaningful use program is the way that executives who have never paid anything more... More
September 10, 2014 | John Halamka
Thirty years since Steve Jobs introduced the first MacIntosh, we are on the cusp of a different kind of revolution: the consumerization of healthcare middleware that... More

Featured Bloggers

Editor, ICD10Watch

Senior solutions architect, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Christina's Considerations

Medsphere Systems Corporation

Contributing Writer

CareGroup Health System, Life as a Healthcare CIO

Chilmark Research

Director, Center for Connected Health

Healthcare Standards

CISO, FireHost

Managing Member, Psilos Group

Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions

November 04, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
With this post, HITECHWatch is calling it a day. More
November 04, 2011 | Chad Johnson
Hospitals and healthcare providers of all sizes are jumping feet first into social media marketing to help engage patients, to improve name recognition and to promote... More
November 03, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
On the matter of EHR safety, there seems to be some disagreement. More
November 03, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
Matt Kaiser, Vice President and Talent Strategist for NAS Recruitment Communications, recently presented a webinar called “Creating a Captivating Candidate Experience.”... More
November 02, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
Investments are often risky, but the current huge investment in health IT often seems to bring a particularly unique risk. More