Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson is managing editor of and senior marketing manager at Corepoint Health. He blogs regularly at the HL7Standards blog, where this post originally appeared.

By Chad Johnson 01:33 pm May 06, 2015
At HIMSS15, Chad Johnson teamed with Mandi Bishop and four health IT leaders to organize the annual #HITsm live event. This post comprises the second half of the transcript.
By Chad Johnson 08:15 am May 01, 2015
At HIMSS15, Chad Johnson teamed with Mandi Bishop and four health IT leaders to organize the annual #HITsm live event. This post covers the first two topics presented to the panel.
By Chad Johnson 08:34 am February 25, 2015
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system.
By Chad Johnson 08:28 am June 03, 2014
The Direct Project's use is increasing at a rapid pace. The meaningful use-required transport standard is easy to use and is finally starting to change the discussion those in the health IT industry are having around health information exchange.
By Chad Johnson 08:39 am December 06, 2013
I had the pleasure of meeting John Traeger in October at Corepoint Connect 13. John works with a number of hospitals and health systems in the Northwest to set up private HIEs and to connect to various forms of external HIE organizations.
By Chad Johnson 09:15 am June 14, 2013
Anyone familiar with HL7 has undoubtedly heard about the emerging HL7 FHIR standard, introduced by Grahame Grieve, principal at Health Intersections in Melbourne, Australia, and an active participant in the HL7 International organization.
By Chad Johnson 08:22 am May 30, 2013
The title sounds all sunshine and daffodils, doesn’t it? Create your mission in health IT, how cute. But let’s deal with reality: very few people in health IT have the ability to introduce the sunny concept of a mission into their work lives.
By Chad Johnson 08:28 am April 16, 2013
I wanted to learn more about the hurdles smaller, clinic-based physicians are encountering when trying to switch EHR vendors.
By Chad Johnson 08:16 am June 19, 2012
Even with the industry’s current focus on health information exchange and electronic health records, a truly interoperable healthcare system can at times seem as likely as a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
By Chad Johnson 11:15 am June 05, 2012
There’s a big problem with mHealth, and that problem is the same one that gets in the way with everything aimed at improving health in our country: Us.

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