By Steve Downs 03:18 pm June 05, 2009
Recently, Steve posted about the idea, floated by Ken Mandl and Zak Kohane, that EHRs (or health IT more broadly) could move to a model of competitive, substitutable applications running off a platform that would provide secure medical record storage. In other words, the iPhone app model...
By John Moore 01:43 pm April 01, 2009
The local Cleveland paper published a good article today that highlights the work between Cleveland Clinic and Microsoft HealthVault. Back in November, these two announced a joint agreement to work together to test the efficacy of using consumers’ self-reported, biometric readings for improving care delivery.
By Chad A. Eckes 04:54 pm March 17, 2009
In 2005, after 13 years in the financial services industry, I migrated into the healthcare industry. I was about five weeks into my new career when a major network downtime occurred.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 11:01 am February 23, 2009
“The world changed yesterday at 1 pm Mountain time," Steve Lieber, President of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), told over 1,500 attendees of a webinar on February 18. These new times, Lieber said, "will require our vendor community to react a little bit differently and change business practices."

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