Engagement without Commitment: The Healthcare Dilemma

My colleague and friend, Lynn, has been engaged eleven times — but still longs for a real connection. “What is...

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Innovating Our Way to High-Resolution Healthcare

My husband is an inveterate TV channel-surfer. The moment a commercial appears, he starts clicking through the stations. When I...

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Is CDSS a Life-Saver?

“Prescription: A physician’s guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient” – Ambrose Bierce...

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Crossing the Payer/Provider Chasm – Getting to Shared Risk, Shared Data

I recently read an article in New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Catalyst[i] that showed that the “alignment” between providers...

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Healthcare Data Portability in Nursing Care

Nursing care is evidence-based care: reviewing research, gathering data, and revising policies and procedures. Today’s challenge is how to locate...

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Bimodal IT – Innovation in the Age of EMRs

We have reached an important plateau now with the digitization of healthcare. We have adopted EMRs in nearly all hospitals,...

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