To meet post-pandemic expectations of consumers, healthcare providers need a strategy for consumer-focused care processes, supported by consumer-friendly provider networks and enabling technology.
EMR event log study shows 6 hrs of use per day, but implicitly belittles the clinician’s cognitive effort and the EMR’s support
In a recent paper in the Annals of Family Medicine by Brian Arndt and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin, the authors described the results
This week, I accompanied my daughter and her elementary school classmates on a field trip to see the musical “The Sound of Music.” To my
In the dust-up about “rebooting” the EHR meaningful use incentive program, “the Emperor has no clothes” has been the most interesting response.
Last month, six Republican senators released a document entitled “Reboot: Reexamining the strategies needed to successfully adopt health IT.” The report asserts that the original goal
Compliance and Process Improvement are Opposites, no matter how hard you try to make compliance “meaningful”
I’m attending the HIMSS’13 conference in New Orleans this week, a huge assemblage of health care IT people and the bewilderingly diverse collection of technology
Recently, Jesdeep Bassi and Francis Lau of the University of Victoria (British Columbia) published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) another in
I don’t normally read the Harvard Business Review. I find it a bit too cool. Trying too hard to coin new words. Over-simplifying complex issues.
This week, Julie Creswell and Reed Abelson published an interesting piece in the New York Times about how the war between hospital chains puts doctors
There is a popular adage for information technology professionals: “Don’t pave the cow paths.” I recently worked with a client from Texas, and they were
Trinity Health and BCBSM sign contract to invest in infrastructure for clinical integration and population management
Trinity Health – Michigan and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) recently announced that they signed a three and a half year agreement under which