The Fifth Annual Games for Health Conference will be held June 11–12 in Boston, MA. The conference will focus on the many intersections between videogames, health and healthcare. I’ve written quite a few times recently about games in healthcare and how the IT around games… Read More
My friends at Ozmosis, the Physician to Physician social network, have put together a nice presentation entitled "Health Alerts & Lessons Learned from H1N1". They’ve done a good job describing how simple social media tools can help clinicians communicate with each other during a public… Read More
Many med students often write to me asking about how they might get into the healthcare IT space while continuing their studies or after they graduate. Kat Sanders, who regularly blogs on the topic of online phlebotomy classes at her blog Health Zone Blog speaks… Read More
I don’t usually write out product announcements but this one really caught my eye: Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Education. Here’s what they have (direct from their website): AWS in Education provides a set of programs that enable the worldwide academic community to easily leverage… Read More
Bob Laszewski did a great job summarizing and describing this week’s activities across the healthcare IT and policy blogosphere in his Health Wonk Review (HWR) edition. Check it out and learn about what transpired this week.
The general hype of Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) has calmed down quite a bit which means that practicality and reality is settling in for the design pattern. With concepts like Web Oriented Architecture (WOA) and Resource Oriented Architecture (ROA) getting more attention these days and the… Read More
Most of us who work in the technology field know that single-factor authentication (using just a username and password combination) is not as secure as two-factor (or multi-factor) authentication. The Federal Government and large businesses alike either require multi-factor authentication or at least support it… Read More