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I always tend to “cringe” when I read about comparisons between Health IT, medical devices and other healthcare related software with respect to other verticals (e.g., finance, insurance, retail).
Saying that the financial industry is many “light years” ahead is extremely inaccurate. Comparing the processing of debits, credits, interests, etc. with medical information and imagery is like comparing apples to guanabanas (a tropical fruit found…Continue
Many health care provider organizations have not been overly eager to jump onto the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) bandwagon, citing high startup costs and uncertain returns on investment given the complexity of the program. Well, recently, the CMS Center for Innovation has announced the…Continue
The glitz and the promises have passed and you now have an EMR/EHR launch date 3 months hence. How do you configure your internal customer support to meet your users' needs.
1. Vendor Support
Collaborate with the vendor. This means that you know what they are committing to you as a customer and how much you have to commit. In most cases, the vendor will try to offer the fewest resources and hoping that you, the customer will take up the large part of the support. In…Continue
What Are the Top 3 Emerging Technologies in Healthcare IT for the Next 3 Years? Lately I've been pondering on everything that is going on with Healthcare IT at times it seems overwhelming to keep up…Continue
Today Dossia sent out a tweet with a link to a document that consists of a joint (Dossia, Google and Microsoft) public comment of the 3 corporations to Ms. Charlene Frizzera, Acting Administrator of…Continue
As most know Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, on March 2nd 2010, during HIMSS 2010 in Atlanta, announced the release of the Proposed Rule for the…Continue
There has been a lot of discussion whether there should be only one standard for the dissemination and sharing among healthcare providers, patients and custodians of health and medical…Continue
The Health Care Reform overhaul is now a reality and tomorrow it will be signed by President Obama.Setting politics aside, will health care reform trigger health information technology…Continue
It's more than rumors that the FDA wants to oversee the Health Information Technology and Systems space.They already have indicated that they have determined deaths and injuries caused by flaws in…Continue