By Brian Mack – Our consciousness is rife with stories of leading companies like Blockbuster, Kodak, Blackberry and MySpace, who, for various reasons, were unable to respond in time to changing technology and consumer tastes. They ultimately ceased to exist.Read More
Great Lakes Health Connect is one of the largest and most successful Health Information Exchanges in the country and is growing rapidly. Here we take a look at some of the latest happenings within the organization.
State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Check in on the latest news and updates being reported by these organizations.
By Brian Mack – Embracing the “GENIUS OF THE AND”. Way back in 1994, Management Thought Leader Jim Collins, and Stanford Professor Jerry Porras wrote a book about how to build sustainable businesses called Built to Last.
By Doug Dietzman – Having ready access to an individual’s integrated health records from disparate providers anywhere in Michigan is no longer a pipe dream. Leveraging this information to support people’s care and wellness goals is happening today through GLHC.
By Brian Mack – A colleague’s family member was recently admitted to the hospital after experiencing dizziness and disorientation. The person was transported by ambulance to the nearest emergency room, which was unfortunately not affiliated with their regular health system. At first, this was disconcerting for my colleague.
National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16, has been established to inspire, educate, and empower healthcare providers and the public about the importance of advance care planning.
By Brian Mack – There is arguably no topic in health information technology that generates more industry media coverage and online chatter than Interoperability. There is no doubt that a nationally connected system for securely and seamlessly sharing electronic health data is an inevitable necessity.
Statewide Health Information Exchanges come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Here are updates being reported from these organizations: Cal INDEX, VITL, GLHC, and the PA eHealth Partnership Authority.