09:40 am May 16, 2011
It's been a bad month for the cloud.
01:28 pm May 06, 2011
Datacenters are booming. Demand grew 13% in 2010 and is expected to continue to accelerate according to New York research firm Tier 1. However, demand has outpaced the rate of construction for physical space, thus alternative strategies of data management are being considered.
09:14 am December 09, 2010
I'm often asked how healthcare reform will impact IT planning and implementation over the next few years.
11:57 am August 20, 2010
One of the major goals of the federal government's push for nationwide electronic medical record adoption is to create an information network where "health data can flow freely, privately, and securely to the places where they are needed." So far, this is proving to be a challenge for the nation's hospitals and doctors.
08:41 am July 29, 2010
Perhaps it's waiting on the back burner but ICD-10 did not make the cut of health IT's most important projects for 2010 and 2011, at least not among healthcare executives.
02:03 pm December 30, 2009
As I've said in my blog about "The Number 5" I tend to organize my life and my projects in groups of 5. My 2009 Review has five segments - Harvard Medical School, State projects, and Federal projects which I presented yesterday plus Beth Israel Deaconess and my personal life which I'll present today.
08:57 am November 02, 2009
I've previously described the Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization's (BIDPO) decision to create a community registry for quality data warehousing in support of meaningful use.
12:23 pm October 27, 2009
Last Friday night I testified to the President's Council on Science and Technology (PCAST). Many issues were discussed, but one of the most interesting was the idea of "project" verses "product" certification.
10:05 am April 15, 2009
In previous articles we have introduced several steps which are critical to optimizing the successful implementation of electronic health records. Part of this process necessitates buy-in from organizational leadership (e.g. Board and senior administration) followed by clinical staff and other organizational membership.
09:44 am February 09, 2009
Clinical Groupware is a departure from the client-server and physician-centric EHR technology of the past 25 years, a fixed database technology that never really became popular.