Category Archives: Blogging

Moore’s Law and the Caregiver’s Heart

A post exploring the role that user experience plays for clinicians when they are providing care. Continue reading

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Honoring All Veterans on Memorial Day

Both of my parents served in and survived World War II.

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Following Health Care’s Black Swan

It’s time to consider a sudden or unexpected change in healthcare delivery, an evolution with impact that can become health care’s black swan.

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23 Impressions from #HIMSS15

A #HIMSS15 Found Twitter Poem It is always difficult to describe the totality of the HIMSS Annual Conference. There are so many people, exhibits, education, and events dedicated to health IT in one single location that single words or paragraphs … Continue reading

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HIMSS15 – By the Numbers

If you haven’t heard, here’s to another record-breaking year for attendance at HIMSS15. Total Registration HIMSS15 – 43,129 HIMSS14 – 38,828 HIMSS13 – 35,065

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Health IT Contributes to a Prosperous Economy

HIMSS is excited to see President Obama using the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland, home to our HIMSS Innovation Center, as the site of his speech on jobs and the economy.  A prosperous economy, like the one President … Continue reading

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Realizing a Learning Health System: Engaging Your HIMSS15 Experience to Transform Health

by: Jon Mertz, chair of the HIMSS Social Media Task Force The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is an opportunity to learn about health information technology, patient engagement, trends in standards and regulations, and much more. A community gathers to share experiences … Continue reading

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The Value of Interoperability Testing and Certification

by Amit Trivedi, ICSA Labs Why another certification program? In 2013, at the IHE North American Connectathon, IHE USA and ICSA Labs announced a new testing and certification program focused on interoperability and leveraging IHE Profiles or technical specifications.

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Workarounds & Wake-up Calls: What They Tell Us about Your Organization’s UX

In all parts of our lives there are processes don’t always fit every situation and tools that don’t always work as they should. So we invent workarounds. We all do this every day. I had one all figured out last … Continue reading

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CMS Signals Change to 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting Period

This week has seen an incredible amount of activity on the health IT front. I was pleased to see the blog post from Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality, and Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid … Continue reading

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