Why I Disagree With The Snake Oil Analogy

As a CIO and physician, John Halamka takes issue with the recent “snake oil” comments, arguing that the health IT industry has created a “digital foundation that is a prerequisite for the next generation of tools.”

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Making A Difference

Where will the next healthcare innovations come from? Not from the EHR vendors who are up to necks in innovation, but maybe from an unlikely source, says CIO John Halamka.

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Rethinking MACRA: How We Can Evolve From Here

It’s not about criticizing MACRA, but about opening up a true dialogue about how to evolve from fee-for-service to fee-for-volume, says CIO John Halamka, who offers practical ideas on how to move forward.

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A Deep Dive On The MACRA NPRM

What are CIO John Halamka’s biggest takeaways from the massive MACRA Notice for Proposed Rulemaking? It’s overly ambitious, and leaves clinicians with just two choices going forward.

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First Look At The MACRA Proposal

The newly released MACRA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking offers good concepts with its “focus on outcomes and quality, says CIO John Halamka. But there’s one major component that has him concerned.

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