Joseph Goedert

News Editor

Joe takes the lead role in generating news for Health Data Management's award-winning Web site. He also coordinates the magazine’s news coverage. Before joining the magazine in 1998, he was editor of a sister publication, Health Data Network News, which was replaced by the magazine's Web site. He has 21 years of journalism experience, including service as editor of a political newsletter in Michigan. joseph.goedert@sourcemedia.com

Recent Stories From This Author

Defense Department Issues RFP for Electronic Health Records
August 27, 2014 The Department of Defense on August 25 issued a formal request for proposal for a new electronic health records...

Oh Where, Oh Where Will CHS Find Money to Encrypt?
August 19, 2014 If there is one thing I’ve learned from reading hundreds of breach notifications, it’s how earnestly organizations tell those...

DOD-VA EHR Train Poised to Go Off the Rails
August 13, 2014 What most worries me about the Obama Administration is that it never sees the train wreck coming that everyone else sees. It...

Biggest Challenge to Analytics Might be Feds
July 15, 2014 At HDM’s Healthcare Analytics Symposium in Chicago, consultant Becky Quammen laid out the challenges that small hospitals face...

Georgia Regents Works to Make Telemed Network Sustainable
June 19, 2014 In 2003, Georgia Regents Health System in Augusta began offering remote stroke teleconsultations and today serves 29 hospitals...

Sorry, Experts. Meaningful Use is a Success
April 17, 2014 A federally funded study finds that criteria under the electronic health records meaningful use program “fall short of...

Spotting Incompetence Shouldn’t be This Easy
February 28, 2014 How does one identify an incompetent government administration? When it consistently is the last entity to spot the...

HIMSS14 Coverage: Details Emerge About HIPAA Audit Program
February 23, 2014 As the HHS Office for Civil Rights prepares to expand random audits of HIPAA privacy/security rule compliance this year, the...

ONC Reports on the State of Patient Matching Technology
February 23, 2014 The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has issued a report on findings of the current status...

HIMSS14 Coverage: Real World ACO Experiences from Manatee County
February 23, 2014 A patient-centered medical home is the engine of an accountable care organization--and the core duties of the home are not as...

Tenet Signs On With CommonWell Interoperability Effort
February 23, 2014 Tenet Healthcare Corp., with 77 hospitals in 14 states, will use the interoperability services of CommonWell Health Alliance,...

Spend a Day Getting Up to Speed on HIT Safety Efforts
January 22, 2014 A day-long preconference workshop at HIMSS14 on February 23 will highlight efforts in the health care industry to identify and...

Understanding Analytics' Role in ICD-10 Compliance
January 22, 2014 The final stretch for compliance with the ICD-10 code sets has begun and the final steps include programs to improve the...

Getting Ready for Amped Clinical Measures in Stage 2
January 22, 2014 Reporting electronic clinical quality measures in Stage 1 of the electronic health records meaningful use program was in a way...

For Good Policy Making, Facts Must Matter
April 21, 2013 “None of the required core or menu objectives in Stage 2 requires communication with other health care providers. This...

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