The Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) has announced plans to host an Open Source Health Care summit as part of their upcoming 2007 conference, SCALE 5x. The event will be held on February 9, 2007 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin Hotel. Here’s what they… Read More
Given the increase in computer usage to track patient data and that we’re all now going through new cycles of computer purchases (especially with Vista coming soon) discarding older equipment is something we do often. Discarded equipment may include entire computers or just hard disks,… Read More
Medgadget just announced the call for nominations for The 2006 Medical Weblog Awards. If you’ve got some blogs you’d like to nominate, this is your big chance.
Healthcare data ownership is an important issue and I was pleased to run across Pardalis, a company specializing it. Although they don’t focus only on healthcare, they intrigued me because they appear to be a cross between a nascent supply chain Google, eBay, and author-controlled Wikipedia.… Read More
I was recently interviewed by For the Record magazine about why many hospitals and their CIOs are choosing to bring their IT projects inhouse. Here’s how Elizabeth Roop began the article: It may be too soon to call it a bona fide trend, but there… Read More
I’m a big proponent of software as a service (SaaS), application service providers (ASPs), and related “online application” technologies. Online applications make great sense in healthcare because of the network effect: they are inherently collaborative, they are designed for integration, and easy to install and… Read More
I’ve been having fun blogging about the upcoming HIMSS Conference in New Orleans over at HIMSS Live!, the official blog of the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition. In case you’ve been busy doing real work instead of reading all those blog entries, here’s what you… Read More