Business
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Favorite Quotes from TEDx Maastricht

sharpjw1 - April 11, 2012

Last week I was fortunate to attend TEDx Maastricht in person for the second year in a row. There were several great talks, all inspiring and some…

Social Media
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Thoughts on Sentiment Analysis in Health Care

sharpjw1 - March 7, 2012

There is increasing interest in Sentiment Analysis of social media. The brief messaging systems like Twitter and Facebook allow for picking out words and phrases using algorithms…

Medical Records
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HIMSS Moving Forward

sharpjw1 - February 28, 2012

EXCLUSIVE POST - HIMSS as an organization continues to be a large tent which covers multiple stakeholders. From providers to vendors to payers, educators to startups to…

Medical Records
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Meaningful Use, Secondary Use and Big Data

sharpjw1 - February 27, 2012

EXCLUSIVE POST - At HIMSS 2012 in Las Vegas, everyone was anticipating the announcement on Stage 2 of Meaningful use from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid…

Medical Records
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Electronic Medical Records: From Clinical Decision Support to Precision Medicine

sharpjw1 - February 25, 2012

This is a presentation I gave to the Dutch delegation to HIMSS. It reflects much of my current thinking about current and future trends in health IT.…

Siemens Moves into Health Information Exchange
Business
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Business
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Siemens Moves into Health Information Exchange

sharpjw1 - February 24, 2012

EXCLUSIVE POST - Siemens Healthcare arrived with a major presence at HIMSS and major announcements as well. The first was the acquisition of an Health Information Exchange…

Business
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Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter is Keynote for #HIMSS12

sharpjw1 - February 24, 2012

EXCLUSIVE POST - HIMSS made the unusual move of inviting Biz Stone, cofounder of Twitter, to be the keynote for the largest health IT conference of the…

Uncategorized
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Algorithms in Medicine

sharpjw1 - February 15, 2012

Algorithms have a growing place in medicine. There are at least two kinds of algorithms – practice guidelines and predictive. Algorithms have a growing place in medicine.…

News
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Future Med This Week

sharpjw1 - February 8, 2012

Although I am not there, I feel the spirit of FutureMed.  Sold out again, this program of Singularity University covers topics including: Although I am not there,…

Medical Records
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Book Reviews: EHRs

sharpjw1 - February 7, 2012

I recently read two books on EHR/EMRs: one was published in 2007 but still has relevance, the other published in 2010 and focused on implementation. I recently…