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William (Bill) Burns has developed a wealth of experience serving with, and working for todayâ??s most advanced national and international Healthcare organizations. Bill currently serves as Senior Director, World Wide Healthcare Solutions Group at Hitachi Data Systems where he has... Full Bio
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An interview with Dave Wilson: HDS and HIMSS 2011 by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Those of you who are regular readers of this blog will know Dave Wilson as a co-author for Storage STAT.  Dave is a former radiologist, so he really brings a valuable pers ... Read on »
An Introduction and My Top 5 Expectations from RSNA 2010 by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Hello and welcome to the HDS Healthcare blog. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as I’m new to the blogging scene and new to Hitachi Data Systems. My na ... Read on »
Apple’s Healthcare Play by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have been asking a few folks what they think of the prospects for Apple recently release iPad in today’s Healthcare environments? Well most smile, a few chuckle but only ... Read on »
Apple’s Healthcare Play by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have been asking a few folks what they think of the prospects for Apple recently release iPad in today’s Healthcare environments? Well most smilea few chuckle but only f ... Read on »
Can Cloud Computing Fix Healthcare ? by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Last week in Phoenix, Hitachi Data Systems continued to define real world applications and approaches for the use of cloud computing infrastructures in today’s ... Read on »
Can Cloud Computing Fix Healthcare ? by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Last week in Phoenix, Hitachi Data Systems continued to define real world applications and approaches for the use of cloud computing infrastructures in today’s busin ... Read on »
CODE RED – How Proprietary HIT Vendors May Screw Up Health Reform by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well a little vacation time did nothing to help my golf game but I did get the chance to catchup on my reading and believe tme there was a ton of it. By and far the most int ... Read on »
CODE RED – How Proprietary HIT Vendors May Screw Up Health Reform by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Well a little vacation time did nothing to help my golf game but I did get the chance to catchup on my reading and believe tme there was a ton of it. By and far the most int ... Read on »
Data Protection Rx (What’s Your Plan) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Stroll through today’s modern hospital…..so many applications, so many DB’s and so much IT time, resources and sweat expended when things go wrong. Which is about onc ... Read on »
Electronic Medical Records: What’s The Hold Up? by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy An April 19, 2009 New England Journal of Medicine article found that only 17% of U.S. physicians use either a minimally functional or a comprehensive electronic-records syst ... Read on »
Healthcare Analytics (The Next Frontier) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yawn!!!! Yes I know the title is ever so dry but the topic is front and center as to what will be driving the care we receive over the next 50 years, even the smallest ... Read on »
Healthcare Analytics (The Next Frontier) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yawn!!!! Yes I know the title is ever so dry but the topic is front and center as to what will be driving the care we receive over the next 50 years, even the smallest ... Read on »
Healthcare – Time for New Thinking by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Welcome to the Storage STAT blog at Hitachi Data Systems. We have started this blog to address, monitor, debate and present ideas related to a common goal each of us walking ... Read on »
HIMSS Conference Attendance Down (Why You Should Ignore It) by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Frankly I was not big fan of attending HIMSS in Chicago this year, not only did this move interfere with my yearly “rites of spring” effort to knock the rust of my g ... Read on »
Intel Health Guide by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The next time you visit your physicians office you may leave with more than just a referral slip. Intel along with selected partners has begun rolling out branded versions ... Read on »
Intel Health Guide by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The next time you visit your physicians office you may leave with more than just a referral slip. Intel along with selected partners has begun rolling out branded versions ... Read on »
Is Healthcare data becoming a commodity? by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I’m actually a rather big fan of Nicholas Carr the “Big Switch” author and cloud computing guru. However in his recent Modern Healthcare article he states that while the cor ... Read on »
Is Healthcare data becoming a commodity? by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I’m actually a rather big fan of Nicholas Carr the “Big Switch” author and cloud computing guru. However in his recent Modern Healthcare article he states that while the cor ... Read on »
IT Investments for Naught Unless They Cut Healthcare Costs, says Greenspan by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Your lungs may work just fine, but the estimated price for universal health care could take your breath away. Health policy experts say guaranteeing coverage for all ... Read on »
It Just Got A Lot Easier! by Bill Burns Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As we have been talking about for months on this blog and those of my industry colleagues many of the problems we face today with the explosion of Healthcare data within our ... Read on »