Category Archives: Healthcare Transformation Project

Innovation as a discipline: taking a bright idea and making it work

by Keith Salzman MD, MPH, FAFP, FACHE, BCCI, Chief Medical Information Officer – GBS Federal, IBM The transformation of medicine, both from analog to digital and from fee for service to pay for performance is an ecosystem witnessing efforts at … Continue reading

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A CCHIT Conversation – Challenges of ONC HIT Certification

by Alisa Ray, Executive Director, CCHIT   As many readers of this blog know, CCHIT is no longer certifying EHR technology in the ONC HIT Certification Program.  Rather, we are devoting our efforts to helping our health IT community navigate the … Continue reading

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Patient Digital Health Platforms (PDHPs): An Epicenter of Healthcare Transformation?

By Vince Kuraitis, JD/MB Apple’s recent announcement about its HealthKit platform is a beacon of a much bigger trend. We are at the early stages in the rise of a new business and IT ecosystem: Patient Digital Health Platforms (PDHPs) These … Continue reading

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Setting Annual Goals: 12 Questions Senior Leaders Ask

When it comes to planning for an effective, goal-oriented year, senior executives take time to evaluate their respective organizations, team members and overall achievements, and missed opportunities, of the previous year.

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Commitment to Action: What does this really mean?

To further the transformation of healthcare, HIMSS recently became a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).  Inspired by CGI, we are implementing the “Commitment to Action” model in the Healthcare Transformation Project, giving senior healthcare executives the opportunity to commit … Continue reading

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Commitment to Action from the C-Suite Perspective

How does a C-suite healthcare executive organize the day? Make important decisions with so many other activities in the works?  Commit to improve the organization and healthcare delivery with the best use of health IT?

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