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HITECH – COVID Edition – Hospital Bail Out

For those who weren’t around in the healthcare industry circa 2009-2016 HITECH was part of the ARRA stimulus package. The overriding goal was to use health IT to enable better health care quality, greater affordability, and improved health care outcomes for all Americans. Sound Familiar? These are still aspirational goals we’re striving to achieve. “Those […]


I taught a class today on telehealth and specifically mHealth, a term that went out of favor 7 years ago. I thought it might be amusing to remind us all how far we’ve come as an industry in just a few short years and why Telehealth is so much more accessible today. In 2010 we […]

Chief Imitation (Clone) Officer – Healthcare

I was reading Beckers and decided my response deserved more than a tweet. Merriam-webster defines Imitation as something produced as a copy. Perhaps Oscar Wilde has the most famous quote: “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.”- Oscar Wilde Healthcare is an interesting field, constantly pulled between those who think […]