What would healthcare information management and health IT workflow look like today if we focused on automated workflows first, and data second?..
Finally, the era of modern web services has arrived to healthcare—and the next step is a doozy. If you haven’t heard much about FHIR (Fast Healthcare..
A number of thought-provoking articles lately have observed the (relatively) sluggish adoption rates that secure messaging solutions face in healthcare,..
The popularity and proliferation of health information technology (HIT) has led to the following quandary: how do we keep all that vital, personal..
With an announcement of increased HIPAA audits on the horizon in 2016, and some already record-setting fines levelled for 2015 violations, healthcare..
Structured messaging protocols have come a long way since I first encountered them as a graduate student in a human-computer interaction course. Back..
While the innovation of secure text messaging has been a welcome development in the world of clinical communications, mass adoption still remains..
As part of a five-part series on task and workflow interoperability for a health IT publication, one particular area of healthcare IT caught my eye:..
Hennepin County Medical Center needed a change. As Minnesota's premier Level-1 trauma center, processing more than 21,000 discharges annually, as well..
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw
While many care providers and clinicians have come to accept communication inefficiencies as a relatively normal occupational hazard, the monetary cost..
The 1980s were responsible for a number of contributions to the advancement of technology—Walkmans, VCRs, the Apple II computer, and pagers all laid..