Tag Archives: Health IT

#HIT100- The List

Big props go to @theEHRguy for initiating and tabulating this list! I gleaned this info from his tweets, and they are listed in that order. The number after the names is how many times the person was nominated. Folks in … Continue reading

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What took EHR so long?

Recently, I came across a question on Quora- “Would growth in EMR/EHR adoption continue if Meaningful Use stopped?” You can read my short answer to this question there, but I thought that it deserved a more in-depth analysis. The question … Continue reading

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Is Achieving Meaningful Use Asking Too Much?

Are the Meaningful Use criteria set by the ONC too strict? Too complicated? Too… frustrating? These are questions being asked by thousands of providers, hospitals, clinics, and healthcare networks across the country. I’m a big believer in reviewing the basics, … Continue reading

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HIMSS11 Updates- Follow the Action!

Another day of HIMSS11 has passed, and there’s a lot of great info being posted online. Here are some of the highlights- Keynote speaker– C. MARTIN HARRIS, MD Update from the Chairman As I mentioned during this week’s #HITsm chat … Continue reading

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HIMSS Highlights

I’ve been following the #HIMSS11 action through the channels mentioned in my previous post. Here are some of the highlights and useful links that have been posted- Yesterday, in a session on Social Media, Kenneth Kleinberg was quoted as stating … Continue reading

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HIMSS 11- How to follow the action

I’ve recently become a member of HIMSS, and so far I’ve been impressed with the plethora of resources they make available to members. I won’t be making it down to the conference this year, but I will be following the … Continue reading

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HL7 Basics – ADT Messages

In my last post, I covered some of the basics explaining what HL7 is, how it’s structured, and the benefits that come from the collaborative nature of the org. Now, let’s talk details. ADT stands for Admission, Discharge, and Transfer. … Continue reading

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Useful, Free Droid Apps For Health IT Professionals

Up until 2 weeks ago, I was sort of a smart-phone luddite. My phone was about 5 years old, and that’s the way I liked it. Then I saw a post on slashdot about smart-phones by someone in a similar … Continue reading

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