Phishing: Don’t Get Hooked!

“Gone fishin.” It’s easy to let your mind wander as winter turns to spring and the sun extends that perfect invitation to get out of the office and forget about life for a while. And then you glance back at your computer screen. “Gone phishing.” Your spam folder is filled with get rich quick schemes,…

Baseball and Big Data

Can healthcare learn something from the national pastime? As a CMO and former CMIO, I’ve spent the better part of my professional life looking at numbers and trying to wrestle with the enigma that has come to be known as Population Health. As a 2017 article in HealthIT Analytics so aptly titled it, “population health…

The History of Healthcare Technology and the Evolution of EHR

You love it, you hate it, and you can’t live without it! Electronic Health Records. They are of course, a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EHRs are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. That is, until you want to share that information outside your network. The ability (or inability!)…

Cloud Computing: Cloud Methodology, Public vs. Private Cloud, and Other Key Considerations in Successful Cloud Adoption

The great comedian Sid Caesar said it best. “The guy who invented the wheel was an idiot. The guy that invented the other three…. he was a genius!” We must have been channeling our “inner Sid” when we published our recently released white paper, The Case for Cloud, detailing the path to developing a proper…