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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Employer-driven "Electronic Health Records": A needed catalyst for healthcare IT?

I’ve commented before on this Blog that much of the true innovation I see in the implementation of advanced information technology solutions in healthcare, particularly electronic health and medical records, is happening outside of the United States.  There are two reasons why this is so.  First, most healthcare in other countries is controlled and delivered through the public…

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