February 13, 2014
From a business standpoint, one of the more interesting phenomena in healthcare is how the ubiquity of IT is enabling companies not traditionally associated with healthcare to take a stab at providing healthcare-oriented services.
February 04, 2014
Historically, physician and nursing systems and workflow have been parallel, but independent, of each other. In looking at what is currently available, it is obvious that very few, if any, intersect where they should: at the patient.
January 22, 2014
Karen DeSalvo started as the new National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology on January 13, 2014. What advice would I give her, given the current state of healthcare IT stakeholders?
December 31, 2013
Making predictions for the coming year is almost a rite of passage for any self-respecting analyst firm and what the heck, from our vantage point, we may have a slightly better view into the future than most.
December 30, 2013
Vendor promises were primarily focused on physicians being able to attest for meaningful use and meet patient engagement requirements, but some companies also assured practices that physicians would quickly adopt these systems because they were so easy to use and could easily integrate into practice workflows.
December 09, 2013
I admit it. I'm confused by Friday's announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering extending the meaningful use Stage 2 period.
December 04, 2013
Social technologies are quickly finding their way into care and coordination processes across the entire continuum of health and wellness activities.
October 31, 2013
By taking a comprehensive and integrated approach to self-service, hospitals can not only enhance the patient experience and build patient loyalty, but also improve their organization's efficiency and bottom line at the same time.
October 04, 2013
On October 1, I joined a panel at the CareFwd conference discussing the innovations needed in healthcare today. I highlighted five key areas.
September 27, 2013
The mobile health revolution is occurring in the midst of a much broader shift in business models around computing and software.