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.

Recent Stories From This Author

ACA Opponents: Be Careful What You Wish For
June 11, 2015 Is the nation really ready for the possible dissolution of the Affordable Care Act?

Things I Learned at HIMSS15
April 20, 2015 Population health management and data analytics, which go together, were top-tier topics in sessions and vendor booths at...

Why Anthem Must be a Turning Point for Security
February 9, 2015 80 million? Is a breach of protected health information at Anthem for upward of 80 million individuals enough to push...

New Blood at ONC Not a Bad Thing
November 13, 2014 With National HIT Coordinator Karen DeSalvo recently transferred to another position in the Department of Health and Human...

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...

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...

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