Physicians, frequently perceived as a roadblock to a high-quality/low-cost paradigm, often spearhead IT advances central to the effort.
Patient readmissions create a tricky problem that comes with no obvious solutions. But providers are ramping up multi-pronged efforts as Medicare promises to punish repeat offenders.
Cloud computing users and vendors define the technology and explain what makes it different from previous remote I.T. hosting models.
At Connectathon 2012, hundreds of engineers from dozens of vendors tried to forgo competition for collaboration.
The rise of 'private' health information exchanges is making many I.T. leaders ponder what direction to take. But will private HIEs serve broader industry goals?
Shining a Light on Usability
Earle Rugg has built a career around securing grants and advising hospitals in underserved areas.