In 2011 and early 2012, the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization led a region-wide project to create Patient-Centered Medical Homes in primary care practices throughout Jefferson, Lewis and southern St. Lawrence counties in Northern New York.
Technology has become a cornerstone to the success of hospitals, health systems, providers and payers across the nation. As the digitization of healthcare continues, we see the proliferation of EMRs which facilitate the interoperability of data. We see the promotion of information-based care management and the encouragement of healthy communities.
Cloud computing is here. And since this an often ill-defined, misrepresented and misused term, for the purposes of this commentary, I will define “cloud computing” in its purest technical sense: the dynamic and scalable allocation of computing resources like memory, processor, storage, and networks to create an environment of dynamic, on-demand allocation that is characterized by […]
As healthcare CIOs, we all have a lot in common with regard to the work that we get involved with. And while we are all saddled with the loathsome burden of ensuring that our hospital and departmental Policies and Procedures are intact, it seems that every organization approaches these documents in a different manner.