12:00 am January 04, 2016
From population health management to meaningful use, cybersecurity to EHR usability, healthcare will face an array of challenges and opportunities over the next 12 months. Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka, MD, offers his predictions for 2016.
08:44 am September 18, 2015
John Halamka, MD, reflects on how the position of CIO has evolved during his 20-year career.
01:05 pm September 17, 2015
None of us would have the jobs we currently occupy without some ability to focus on details. But maybe that focus on the trees blinds us to changes in the forest.
07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
03:27 pm October 29, 2014
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 of these opportunities, Beth Kelly summarizes the projected outlook for specialized positions within the field of health IT.
10:22 am September 04, 2014
The big data fad in healthcare is the direct result of a quarter century of hype about electronic medical records, promoted by the health policy elite with the encouragement and financial assistance of the computer industry.
11:57 am July 15, 2014
How can accountable organizations succeed both in delivering high-quality care and spending healthcare dollars more wisely, so that they can share in the savings they achieve for the Medicare program? Collaboration technology is the answer.
02:15 pm September 27, 2013
The mobile health revolution is occurring in the midst of a much broader shift in business models around computing and software.
08:35 am June 11, 2013
It’s growing. And growing. And growing. And now, as states are forming their own HIEs and more ACOs are in development, the amount of healthcare data that’s being generated truly boggles the mind.
08:56 am May 24, 2013
The vision, as described by Amit Singhal, who is in charge of search for Google, is that instead of typing words into a box, we will have conversations with Google, enabling a much more personalized experience. If you apply this thinking to healthcare, several controversies/topics come to the fore.