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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Can Apps Really Improve Population Health?

As it becomes increasingly critical for patients to manage their health outside of the hospital, clinicians must adapt to the ever-changing world of apps and patient-generated data, says Anupam Goel, MD.

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Michael Archuleta, Director of IT, Mt. San Rafael Hospital, Chapter 2

These days, Michael Archuleta’s team is focused on security and patient engagement, but before that could happen, an IT strategic plan had to be created and implemented.

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Measuring The Success Of Value-Based Care Services

Health systems are making big investments with consulting firms and vendors to help make the transition toward value-based care. But what measures are they using to set goals? Warren Whitford of KLAS shares his insight.

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Craig Richardville, SVP & CIO, Carolinas HealthCare System, Chapter 3

The type of people you want on your team are those who crave a challenge, says CIO Craig Richardville, who discusses the value of learning from other industries, how he sees care in 5 years, and the question leaders must always ask.

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