Tag Archives: Health Information Technology

Why EHRs Really Haven’t Made Us Healthier: A Response To Glen Tullman

Brian Klepper Recently-fired Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman waxed progressive in a self-promotional Forbes article last week, describing the ways past and forward for electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (HIT). He may have been trying to recover from a damning New York … Continue reading

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An Archipelago of Health Information Islands

Brian Klepper Posted 12/27/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog My wife Elaine was hospitalized for 6 days recently with an array of ailments related to her advancing cancer, so diagnosing and addressing her problems required a multidisciplinary approach. In addition … Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Disruptive Innovation: Why Direct is a Hit and PCAST is an Outcast

Vince Kuraitis First published 4/18/11 on e-Care Management Regular readers know that I find Professor Clay Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation to be a useful lens to explain industry evolution. Let’s look at two recent health IT initiatives and see why … Continue reading

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Physician Executives Should Not Ignore How Smartphones Will Transform Healthcare

KENT BOTTLES Originally published 1/27/11 on Private Views Physician executives who ignore smartphones and their healthcare applications will miss the most important disruptive technology trend in the next five years. Physician executives who understand how smartphones will transform the industry for … Continue reading

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Health 2.0: Patricia Salber interview | The Doctor Weighs In

Here’s a short interview with my pal Pat Salber, MD MBA at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco in early October. Pat was an Emergency Medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente for 20 years before becoming a Medical Director for … Continue reading

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