ENTRIES TAGGED "stimulus package"
Recalcitrant instincts that depressed me and progressive suggestions that restored me. Details DICOM, Watson, and other interesting projects.
lectronic record systems need all kinds of underlying support. Your
patient doesn't want to hear, "You need an antibiotic right away, but
we'll order it tomorrow when our IT guy comes in to reboot the
system." Your accounts manager would be almost as upset if you told
her that billing will be delayed for the same reason.
The U.S. has a mobile population, bringing their aches and pains to a
plethora of institutions and small providers. That's why health care
needs interoperability. Furthermore, despite superb medical research,
we desperately need to share more information and crunch it in
creative new ways. That's why health care needs openness.
Report from HIMSS Health IT conference: from Silicon Valley technology to Silicon Valley risk-taking
I’m in Atlanta for the biggest US conference in health care IT, run by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Although many people have been saying that the medical field would benefit from a Silicon Valley approach to technology, it’s coming to seem that even more important would be a Silicon Valley approach to risk-taking. Initial report from annual HIMSS conference.