No one is better suited than those who are in the trenches to push for better healthcare IT policies, according to Randy McCleese, one of several leaders who talks about why advocacy is so critical, especially in today’s landscape.
The healthcare ecosystem in the United States was a “sprawling, disconnected patchwork” long before HITECH. And although the incentive program is flawed, it’s still helping to move the industry in the right direction, says researcher Yiscah Bracha.
Are we dying from a thousand clicks? No, and an article that suggests that we are is neither helpful nor informative, says Yischa Bracha, who examines the patient safety aspect in the first of a two-part series.
First off, let me extend my sympathies to those of you as tired as myself. HIMSS is the healthcare IT conference of the year and one must not leave any potential meeting, exhibit hall visit or networking event on the table. As such, we all start at 7 (which means getting up at 5), end […]
The only way to truly assess how far the industry has come in its quest for interoperability is to start from the beginning, says Chuck Christian, who provides a history lesson on federal policy and programs.