Can You Count to TEM?

If you’re like me, you probably learned to count to ten in kindergarten.  But when it comes to a company’s telecommunications infrastructure, you’d be surprised how many corporate executives have trouble with simple addition.   As a company grows, telco, like other IT investments, often gets treated as the necessary evil.  “The new guy needs…

HIMSS21: Headlines from a Largely Empty Room

The good and beleaguered folks from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) threw their annual party in Las Vegas with less than half of the usual pre-COVID crowd in attendance. But while the crowds were small and many of the major vendors were absent from the exhibition floor, HIMSS put the spotlight on…

Stamp Your Vaccine Passport on Blockchain

It seems that politicians and business leaders across the country have been doing a whole lot of head-scratching these days. President Joe Biden says he wants to require 2 million federal workers and contractors to provide proof they’ve been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Here at Pixel Health, our leadership team has issued a similar…

HIMSS21: The Change is Now

Las Vegas is set to roll out the silicon carpet for HIMSS21, the healthcare technology party of the year. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has selected “Be The Change” as the theme for this year’s conference.  We asked our parent company Pixel Health’s team going to HIMSS 2021 to expand on what this…

Healthcare Innovation: We Need Leadership to Keep it Going

The pandemic was good for something. COVID-19 prompted expanded government reimbursement and the lifting of some regulations, resulting in an enormous amount of money flowing into digital health applications and start-ups. According to the Digital Health Funding report from venture capital firm Rock Health, COVID-19 “created what felt like a fast forward button for digital…