"The best way to think about data is to picture it as the middle layer in a three-part hierarchy that depicts the climb between care delivery and customer engagement," according to Cain Brothers.
February 06, 2017
"Data is the currency of the next century," says Brian Ahier. And nowhere are health data and data management processes discussed, analyzed and examined more than at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition.
January 12, 2017
Atop the list: Emerging EHR functionality, cybersecurity, analytics and, of course, the next big thing.
December 12, 2016
A former CIO gets a close up look of the assessment side
Sue Schade blogs about her eye-opening trip to Cuba, where she caught a glimpse of the healthcare system in action.
November 30, 2016
Healthcare is free at all levels for all patients.
November 21, 2016
John Halamka, MD, served the Bush administration for four years and the Obama administration for six. Change in Washington happens incrementally, he says: There is always an evolution, not a revolution, regardless of speechmaking hyperbole.
November 14, 2016
Penn Medicine’s Brian Wells puts out a call to technology companies to incorporate new functionalities that could vastly improve how physicians personalize care and eradicate killer diseases.
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn: Economist, communicator and trend weaver
November 07, 2016
Interoperability of medical records across physician offices remained elusive in 2015, according to the latest data reported out by the Centers for Disease Control.
October 24, 2016
Tasked with accomplishing what takes some health systems $100 million with less $10 million, the IT shop conceived a new approach that saved $4.5 million a year and streamlined IT infrastructure management.
September 16, 2016
"As I've said many times, one of the great challenges we have is that the 2015 Edition final rule has an enormous scope extending beyond meaningful use with the notion that it can be coupled to every government healthcare IT program," writes John Halamka, MD.
Sue Schade is interim CIO at University Hospitals of Cleveland and founding advisor at Next Wave Advisors.
August 12, 2016
People often ask me how I find time to write a weekly blog with a big, busy CIO job. I tell them all the same thing – it’s a discipline.