John W. Loonsk, MD
John W. Loonsk, MD is CMIO at CGI and Adjunct Associate Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health IT.
By John W. Loonsk, MD 08:17 am August 12, 2011
The Accountable Care Organization draft rule is out, and the political, clinical and technical trek to establishing these lynchpins of the Affordable Care Act and health reform is on.
By John W. Loonsk, MD 02:41 pm April 27, 2011
As part of its response to the PCAST report, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) charged a review committee to analyze the PCAST recommendations.
By John W. Loonsk, MD 03:58 pm March 30, 2011
Billions in stimulus dollars have many physicians now eyeing electronic medical record software for their practices. Hospitals are installing EMRs (for providers?) too. Unfortunately for many who practice care, EMRs are still a pretty bitter pill to swallow.
By John W. Loonsk, MD 10:46 am September 16, 2010
By now we all may be growing tired of the "it's the economy, stupid" construction. What's more, using it for health IT is not respectful of the many people who work in the area, because they are earnestly trying to improve health. But, in many respects, the "forest for the trees" kind of reset that the construction suggests is very appropriate now...