A friend of mine sent me this link – "Beware of the EMR ‘Ponzi scheme,’ warns physician leader" — earlier this week. The article starts off by saying: Healthcare IT does not necessarily make life easier for primary care physicians, says a leader in the… Read More
The nice folks over at RNCentral.com have posted their list of the top 50 Health 2.0 blogs. This humble blog is listed in their Health and Technology section and I thank them for their consideration.
The folks at SoftwareAdvice.com recently published EHR vs. EMR – What’s the Difference? It’s a good, but at times too high-level and could have been a bit more substantive in terms of real problems and potential solutions (but I suspect this was "landscape" summary so… Read More
Caring.com is an excellent example of how to use Web 2.0 for improving patient care — by targeting not just those affected by illness but actually helping those that are caring for the patients. Caring.com’s focus on eldercare (adult children caring for aging parents) is… Read More
George over at Patient Centric Healthcare blogged about using mobile phones’ texting capabilities to get insurance company deductibles and other information. Nice idea, worth reading — somebody will make some money off of it. He says: Imagine texting your plan for an immediate response on:… Read More
Neil Versel recently wrote about Medicine 2.0 here and here. Check out the postings, it looks like there was some nice stuff going on there. The proceedings of the conference are freely available.
This is an article I wish I wrote. It’s about how to demonstrate your startup or business idea to a stranger on the phone or in an audience. Since people pitch me their products (which I enjoy, of course), I see lots of demos every… Read More
The folks over at Health Content Advisors talk about the business side of online consumer health firms. With big firms like Revolution Health not doing well, it’s getting a little scarier if you don’t have deep pockets to make the advertising model work. As a… Read More
It has been some time since I last wrote about XTS, a rapidly growing virtualization management vendor focused on the Citrix market. In my recent interview with Eric Spiegel, CEO, I found out that XTS has had many important changes this year. On the product… Read More
I introduced Phreesia on my blog back in December 2005. I was impressed by the company back then because they took a real problem — improving the patient check-in process — and solved it using some deceptively simple technology that would actually be used. They… Read More