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April 21, 2016
Kathleen Aller

Unrecognized Assumptions and Their Impact on Patient Care

Listening to patients, and replacing our assumptions with their goals, is good business.
April 21, 2016
Catherine Marenghi

Interoperability in Human Terms

Interoperability is more than technical jargon or a government mandate.
January 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Why connectivity is crucial to the effectiveness of artificial intelligence in healthcare

"Without access to high quality, reliable data, the promise of AI will not be realized."
July 07, 2016
Kathleen Aller

Why Time and Place Still Matter in a Connected World

Sometimes a single phrase can encapsulate an entire conference. At the recent eHealth Week 2016 event in Amsterdam, a comment during the opening keynote framed the whole week for me, “Time and place no longer matter.”
October 07, 2015
Russell Leftwich, MD

Semantic interoperability, or my semester living with an undocumented alien

The importance of semantic interoperability is magnified as we enter an era of exchange of data and analysis of data at the level of discrete data elements removed from their original context.
October 22, 2014
Marc Perlman, Oracle Healthcare and Life Sciences

Front and center...again

Talk of interoperability was everywhere during National Health IT Week last month, but it seems that it's still nowhere to be found.
October 01, 2014
Mike Miliard

Poor interoperability, exchange hinders ACOs

Most accountable care organizations have health information technology in place to improve quality and lower costs, but many say difficulties with data exchange are keeping them from reaching their potential.
October 17, 2013
David Lareau, Medicomp Systems

Bringing data back to the patient

As the data tsunami continues with states well underway with HIE development and more ACOs coming online, we still have to bring it back to the patient and ask what will it take to make the millions of gigs of information out there make a real difference to the guy in the hospital gown? Or, to the grandmother rehabilitating from hip surgery at home?
August 19, 2014
Neil Versel

The population health journey

Getting to the new world of doctors treating patient populations effectively requires new technologies and a substantive culture shift.
October 24, 2013
Charles E. Christian, St. Francis Hospital

Resolving the unknown

Over my many years serving in the healthcare industry, I've come to equate information technology to that cadre of close friends who, if you're lucky enough to have them, make your life fun and fulfilling.