Going Green: Another ROI for the EMR

A year ago last February my life almost came to an end.  My wife and I were driving down a country lane when out of the corner of my right eye, I saw a flash of green.  At that exact moment my wife uttered “Oh my God”.  I saw her cover her head and then…

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Data input: Still a final frontier in clinical computing but progress is being made

I’ve called “data input” the final frontier in clinical computing.  In fact, data input has been a frequent topic on HealthBlog these past few years.  If you want to see for yourself, just type in “data input” in the handy search box on the upper right-hand corner of my Blog.  Up will come entries about…

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Reaching for the Stars: Mobile Devices and Solutions for Healthcare

Today I am writing from Banff, Alberta, Canada.  I’m here to keynote at the Wireless Connections 2007 conference at the beautiful Fairmont Banff Springs Resort.  There is a dusting of fresh snow on the ground as I peer outside the window of my room looking directly over the Bow River Valley.  Can ski season be…

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Needed: A Few More Instigators for the Healthcare Internet Revolution

Yesterday in Las Vegas, I had the pleasure of delivering a keynote luncheon address at the 11th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference.  I say pleasure because the audience consisted of the very folks needed to drive and innovate new web services and care delivery models in healthcare.  These were marketing VPs, senior healthcare strategists, physician executives, CEO’s, IT executives and web…

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The Healthcare Internet Revolution

I’m writing this from Philadelphia where this evening I’ll be presenting at the 2007 International Freddie Awards.  The awards ceremony honors the very best in health and medical media (television, film and video) from around the globe.  It is always a star-studded event and a chance to see many of my colleagues from the medical broadcasting…

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