Telehealth Reaches a Tipping Point: Adapt or Die

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In the book The Road Ahead, written by Bill Gates in 1995, he had this premise: “If you imagine a world with unlimited computing power, bandwidth, and resources to miniaturize technology, you begin to see the future.”  There were two quotes from the book that I remember reading back then, both of which got me […]

Rethinking Disaster Recovery for Healthcare IT

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

A number of years back we used to watch our friend’s kid, who I would sit down with and play games.  I really enjoyed our time together, because he seemed like a 45-year-old executive trapped in a six-year-old’s body. When I would make a move on the board, he would say, “You’re doing it wrong.” […]

The Patient Can’t be Trusted with Their Health Record. Wait. What?

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There are certain moments that have a profound impact on you. For me, one of those moments came during a discussion I was leading on patient information exchange. Working in Catholic Healthcare you are introduced to this idea of ministry, which quite simply means in service to God and others. That may sound nebulous to […]

Agile: “I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means”

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In the iconic movie, The Princess Bride – one of my family’s favorite movies – Vizzini keeps using the word “inconceivable.” Finally, Inigo Montoya responds with, “You keep using that word; I don’t think it means what you think it means.” Well in my experience, one of the most overused, least understood, and least well-implemented concepts […]

Millennials are Driving me Crazy, and It’s Awesome

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This past summer, my nephew and his friends – recent graduates from colleges on the east coast – stopped at my home in California for a few days. A few days turned into ten days with these carefree, fun-loving kids in their early 20s. Our home was at the end of their graduation celebration, which […]