5 Questions with Michael James McCoy
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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5 Questions with Michael James McCoy

Chad Johnson - March 3, 2015

On January 21, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced that Michael James McCoy, MD, would be the department’s Chief Health Information Officer, a newly…

20 Questions for Health IT
eHealth
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eHealth
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20 Questions for Health IT

Chad Johnson - September 2, 2014

September arrives next Monday, signifying for most the end of summer, which means families with children are starting to settle back into a steady schedule and routine…

Collaboration and Federation: IHE Creating Direct Project Provider Directory
Business
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Business
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Collaboration and Federation: IHE Creating Direct Project Provider Directory

Chad Johnson - June 7, 2014

The Direct Project’s use is increasing at a rapid pace. The Meaningful Use-required transport standard is easy to use and is finally starting to change the discussion…

GAO Report on Health Information Exchange Focuses on Standards
Business
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Business
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GAO Report on Health Information Exchange Focuses on Standards

Chad Johnson - April 1, 2014

Last week the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report for Congressional Committees titled, “HHS Strategy to Address Information Exchange Challenges Lacks Specific Prioritized Actions and Milestones.”…

5 Big Data Questions with Ryan Brush, Distinguished Engineer at Cerner
eHealth
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eHealth
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5 Big Data Questions with Ryan Brush, Distinguished Engineer at Cerner

Chad Johnson - December 16, 2013

Big data, data analytics, and population health management are hot topics in health IT. Actually, big data and data analytics are buzz words in every industry, but…

Health Information Exchange Q and A with John Traeger, Enterprise Solutions Consultant
Business
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Business
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Health Information Exchange Q and A with John Traeger, Enterprise Solutions Consultant

Chad Johnson - December 11, 2013

I had the pleasure of meeting John Traeger in October at Corepoint Connect 13. John works with a number of hospitals and health systems in the Northwest…

Interview with Tim Dawson, Chief Architect at Vital Images
Medical Devices
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Medical Devices
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Interview with Tim Dawson, Chief Architect at Vital Images

Chad Johnson - November 8, 2013

Back in June I attended the SiiM 2013 Annual Meeting in the Dallas area. SiiM (Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine) is RSNA Jr., with the benefit…

eHealth
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Creating Your Mission in Health IT Can Lead to Unanticipated Consequences

Chad Johnson - June 3, 2013

The title sounds all sunshine and daffodils, doesn’t it? Create your mission in health IT, how cute. But let’s deal with reality: very few people in health…

5 Questions With Dave Chase, CEO of Avado
eHealth
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eHealth
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5 Questions With Dave Chase, CEO of Avado

Chad Johnson - May 2, 2013

Originally published on HL7Standards. Originally published on HL7Standards.A few weeks before we published Dave Chase’s first article for this blog, 5 Survival Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized EHRs,…

Health Reform
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EHRs And The Law: When Interoperability Isn’t a Choice

Chad Johnson - April 17, 2013

Originally published on HL7Standards.com. Originally published on HL7Standards.com.First off, I'm no legal expert, but recently I had an interesting conversation with the director of HIT at Texas Medical…