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HIMSS09 Tuesday Wrap Up

Tuesday was my third and final HIMSS09, I had to catch an evening flight back home to be at work tomorrow. Realistically, three full days of crowds, vendors, and education sessions is pushing my limits, but I digress. On to … Continue reading

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HIMSS09 Day 2 Reflections and Day 3 Expectations

Monday was another packed day at HIMSS09. I’m starting to see some real themes developing at HIMSS this year: ROI Interoperability Frustration Person to Person Connectivity First, ROI. As a sign of the economic times and a maturing of the … Continue reading

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HIMSS09 Monday Wrap Up

Welcome the second full day of HIMSS09. After yesterday’s marathon sessions and opening reception, I was a little slower in getting out of bed this morning, but still made it in time to hear George Halvorson’s keynote address. Of course, … Continue reading

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HIMSS09 Day 1 Reflections and Day 2 Expectations

After a night’s sleep and a couple of cups of coffee, I’m thinking back to yesterday’s opening day of HIMSS09 and some themes have come to mind. First, due to the economic conditions, I expected to see a lot of … Continue reading

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HIMSS09 Sunday Wrap Up

The first full day of the HIMSS 2009 conference is now officially over and featured a number of highlights for me. Things got off to a rousing start right off the bat for me. Yesterday, I wrote a post about … Continue reading

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HIMSS 2009 – What Do I Expect to See

I’m sitting in the airport in Houston waiting to board my flight to Chicago and started thinking more about this year’s HIMSS conference. When you add the challenges created by the current economic situation to the renewed focus on healthcare, … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Healthcare Be Like Ordering a Pizza?

I had a very cool experience this past weekend, I ordered a pizza online. I know it doesn’t sound like much, but Domino’s Pizza has a very slick interface that was both functional and entertaining. To begin, the ordering process … Continue reading

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Congressional Budget Office Weighs In On Obama’s Health Care Proposals

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office released its report on the Obama health plan: Claiming back some of the rewards given to doctors for improving productivity could save the government Medicare program up to $201 billion over the next 10 years, … Continue reading

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Webcast: Healthcare 2015: The Impact of the Obama Presidency

Today, I attended the webcast called “Healthcare 2015: The Impact of the Obama Presidency” presented by IBM. The presenters included: Dr. Peter Budetti, MD, JD Chair, Department of Health Administration and Policy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Dr. Paul … Continue reading

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World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress Day 3 Wrap-up and Summary

The final day of the World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress began with a bag, Scott McNealy from Sun discussing how Open Source works for healthcare. McNealy’s presentation was incredibly entertaining; equal parts insightful information and stand-up comedy. Here is … Continue reading

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