The 2011 HIMSS conference gets underway this weekend in Orlando, Fla. For the fifth year in a row, I interviewed HIMSS President and CEO H. Steven Lieber to preview the annual conference. Check Health Data Management’s HIMSS microsite now and MobiHealthNews next week for write-ups of parts of this interview, but this is the only [...]
One of the more interesting figures in health IT is Evan Steele, the outspoken CEO of ambulatory EMR vendor SRSsoft. For years, Steele pushed his Montvale, N.J.-based company’s “hybrid” EMR as a product that won't slow down "high-performance" physicians. Show More Summary
I strongly suggest you listen to this outstanding panel discussion from the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Health IT Panel: ...
At the Mobile Health Summit in Washington, D.C., in November, I had a chance to meet Don Jones, vice president of health and life sciences at Qualcomm, for the first time since July 2008, when were both at the m-health week of the Making the eHealth Connection series in Bellagio, Italy. Show More Summary
This past year has been a great one for health information technology. I've had a lot of fun serving on various committees and really enjoy my work. One of the things that has stood out for me from 2010 was writing blog posts for O'Reilly Radar. Show More Summary
Nearly two months ago, I was honored to be a participant in the closing panel session at the mHealth Initiative’s 2nd mHealth Networking Conference in San Diego. I happened to record the audio of that session directly off the sound board. Show More Summary
The Meaningful Use Workgroup will make recommendations to the HIT Policy Committee on how to define meaningful use in the short- and long-term; the ways in which electronic health records (EHRs) can support meaningful use; and how providers can demonstrate meaningful use. Show More Summary
CCHIT® is a recognized ONC-ATCB and is authorized to offer EHR certification for Complete EHRs that meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria adopted by the Secretary of HHS, as well as certification for EHR Modules that meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. Show More Summary
Beginning in 2006, the State-Level HIE Consensus Project (SLHIE Project) convened a steering committee of 13 states to explore the developing roles, characteristics and challenges to achieve statewide HIE. In 2008, the SLHIE ProjectShow More Summary
Below is my interview with Chris Dorobek of Federal News Radio. We discuss the final rule for meaningful use and the future of health IT.
Eric Dishman director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, which he helped launch in 1999. He founded the Product Research and Innovation team responsible for driving Intel’s worldwide healthcare research, new product innovation, strategic planning, and health policy and standards activities. Show More Summary
Chris Dorobek interviewed me for Federal News Radio on transparency and health IT. This is where two of my great passions - health IT and government 2.0 - collide! We followed up on my Radar post Open government examples from the ONC...Show More Summary
SHARP SecurityThe Strategic Healthcare IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS) project is a multi-institutional and multidisciplinary research project, supported by a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator, aimed at reducing security and privacy barriers to the meaningful use of health information technology. Show More Summary
Tools that help people manage their health are still not widely used Doctors may hold key to increasing adoption Americans who have access to their health information through personal health records (PHRs) report that they know moreShow More Summary