By Scott Corbitt – Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. As a nurse myself, I want to help fellow clinicians with software that solves problems.
By Mobile Health Matters – The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list?
By Kayla Matthews – Options for treating patients and helping them stay healthy are rapidly evolving, and improved technology is largely responsible for making that the case. Some of the available offerings could forever change how patients and physicians interact with each other.
By Scott Gottlieb MD & Jeffrey Shuren, MD JD – Recently, the Food and Drug Administration has committed to several new policies that will modernize the agency’s approach to regulation in the medical device system.
Zynx Health™ announced details of its two-phase Innovation Challenge Contest to encourage the exploration of new use cases that leverage Zynx clinical content to enhance the delivery of patient care and reduce clinical and financial variation.
By Desiree Crawford – This is a watershed moment in healthcare. New technologies are constantly in development to help treat and prevent previously incurable conditions, and improve current processes.
By Mark Long – During my time at NASA, Zynx Health, several startups and Amazon I learned a thing or two about innovation. The key lesson is best summed as “Success is not delivering a project or product…
By John Halamka MD – I was in Scotland recently, helping a multi-disciplinary group of academic and government leaders with strategic IT planning. Scotland, like New Zealand, is a remarkable learning laboratory. With a population of 5.5 million, a supportive government, and talented informatics professionals, it’s the perfect storm for innovation.
By John Halamka MD – Massachusetts Governor Baker led a trip of clinicians, industry leaders, government officials, academics, and entrepreneurs to visit Israel on a mission to establish MA as an incubator for the US growth of Israeli companies.
By Frank Fortner – Beth Israel Deaconess Healthcare CIO, Dr. John Halamka, recently spoke in an interview with Jonathan Bush about Meaningful Use having accomplished its initial purpose and offered his thoughts on how we get back to innovation. He said, “It got us to adoption. We moved from paper to electronic to basic electronic functionality that is good enough. But now it’s time to let loose the market for innovation.” I’ll just say what everyone else is probably thinking … amen!
By Joe Petro – My son recently picked Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” for his bedtime story. As we read it together, I was struck by how much the poem applies to health IT adoption. A few years ago, most healthcare organizations and physicians were extremely skeptical of the very technologies they now rely on each and every day to get the right information to the right place in a timely manner.
By Nancy Pratt – We are currently at a crossroads in the healthcare industry. Executives are working overtime to try to figure out how to connect and integrate data to best support clinical practice and patient care management. With health systems concerned about balancing both needs, they now need to figure out how to leverage data to get the best value out of their investment.
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