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

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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 […]

What I Learned at the CHIME CIO Forum 2018

CHIME CIO Forum 2018

I recently returned home from the 2018 CHIME CIO Forum. This is one of my favorite events of the year, and I highly recommend that every CIO attend if they can. The event is important for two main reasons: networking and inspiration. During my tenure as CIO, I chose not to attend from time-to-time. This […]