Eric Dishman director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group , which he helped launch in 1999. He founded the Product Research and Innovation team responsible for driving Intel’s worldwide healthcare research, new product innovation, strategic planning, and health policy and standards activities. Eric is widely recognized as a global leader in driving healthcare reform through home and community-based technologies and services, with special focus on enabling independent living for seniors.
I had the opportunity to hear some of his thoughts and insights. He shared some of what he sees as the current landscape in health IT, how he feels the ONC is doing so far, and where the future of healthcare is heading. His focus is generally on home care and aging in his work with the Continua Health Alliance and Intel's new Health Guide medical device .