Wil Yu | March 8, 2011
Today one of the recipients of the ONC’s Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) announced a major milestone . Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, leaders of the Healthcare Applications and Networking Platforms SHARP award, announced a major breakthrough having developed a first of kind platform architecture to support a flexible health information technology (IT) environment and promote innovation.Read Full Post.
Dr. David Blumenthal |
When Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos in the Gulf of Cadiz, he knew he had theory and experience on his side. The theoretical conception of the Earth as an orb was as solid as it could be. And Columbus had experience of the trade winds that could speed him both westward and eastward. Yet the final evidence was his to provide.Read Full Post.
Gregory C. Reicks | March 3, 2011
I recently celebrated 21 years as an independent family practitioner in Grand Junction, CO. Frustrated and exhausted from trying to maintain my income and practice in the face of ever-increasing overhead expenses, I was not expecting to celebrate many more years at my job. That was until we began our journey with health information technology (health IT).Read Full Post.
Steven Posnack | February 24, 2011
Most days I typically have my nose buried in either the Meaningful Use or Standards and Certification Criteria final rules (in a majority of cases both) searching for answers to questions I’ve received. Finding the right place quickly often proves to be the most difficult challenge. This led me to look for a way to more efficiently find the relevant parts of the rules. With the help of some of my staff, we developed quick reference grids to accomplish this goal.Read Full Post.
Dr. Doug Fridsma | February 21, 2011
The upcoming Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference showcases some of the most forward-thinking health IT interoperability projects that are transforming the way health information is shared and utilized throughout the country.Read Full Post.