eHealth
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A “secret shopper’s” perspectives on the EHR and clinical workflow

Bill Crounse - December 13, 2015

As someone who has practiced medicine using both paper and electronic records, and someone who's been focused on the health tech scene for the past 20 years,…

Wellness
342 views

Three things hospitals and health systems need to do in 2016 and why

Bill Crounse - December 5, 2015

This is the time of year we all start making resolutions and predictions for the new year ahead. One of my fellow executives here at Microsoft asked me…

eHealth
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EHR satisfaction survey; reading between the lines and thinking about what’s next

Bill Crounse - September 14, 2015

It was with a bit of my own satisfaction that I read today's HealthcareITNews report on their new user survey of EHR satisfaction . The survey of…

Uncategorized
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After the EMR. The technologies that will truly transform healthcare and clinical workflow.

Bill Crounse - August 31, 2015

Last week, Healthcare IT News editor Mike Miliard wrote a piece that might have escaped your attention. He offered up 18 health technologies poised for big growth…

Uncategorized
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Controlling vs. collaborative IT leadership and what it means to your healthcare organization

Bill Crounse - August 21, 2015

Forgive me, but I simply need to vent. Think for a moment about your hospital or health system's IT leader. Would you describe this person as controlling…

Business
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EHR Interoperability: Let’s Stop Beating a Dead Drum

Bill Crounse - April 29, 2015

For the past many years, I’ve been strongly advocating that the best model for electronic health record interoperability is one that is cloud-based and puts the patient/citizen…

Business
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HIMSS-15 in Chicago: The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

Bill Crounse - April 19, 2015

I wish I could report on everything tha I wish I could report on everything that happened at HIMSS this year. Of course, that would be impossible…

Business
368 views

The Fallacy of Patient Engagement

Bill Crounse - April 10, 2015

You may have noticed the absence of my usual posts to HealthBlog. Here’s why. I was preparing for an out of town business trip on Monday of…

Business
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Why Clinicians Are Frustrated with Health IT

Bill Crounse - February 19, 2015

I had to chuckle when I came across a blog post on KevinMD this morning. The post that appears on what is described as social media’s leading physician voice doesn’t mince…