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Milwaukee 7th-grader among winners in national video game design contest by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A seventh-grader from Milwaukee Montessori School is among the winners of a nationwide video game design challenge launched at the White House last fall. Shireen Zaineb crea ... Read on »
Guest Column: Should there be an 'app for that?' by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As the cheeky advertisements on television indicate, there seems to be a mobile application for just about everything. From calorie counters to witticisms from your favorite ... Read on »
Nashville the place to go for health IT jobs by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Musicians may not be the only talent flocking to Nashville, according to a new report that finds significant job growth there in health IT. The Nashville Technology Council, ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: The courage it takes to be customer focused by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Customer focus, thinking outside-in, walking in the customer’s shoes are all slogans used to encourage people and companies to adopt more customer focused strategies and ope ... Read on »
Inside Wisconsin: From targeted grants to basic research, federal R&D spending is threatened by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The federal Small Business Innovation Research conference is coming to Wisconsin in April. Don't be shocked if it's one of the last to be held - anywhere. Like many other re ... Read on »
Maintaining strategic business relationships between the CEO and CIO by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy William Brennan, CEO at Forsythe Technologies, a technology solutions provider, keeps his company’s information technology initiatives focused on driving strategic business ... Read on »
Guest Column: Fixing the health care system — Begins with physicians by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy To receive Federal stimulus money (American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, 2009) for the implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs), hospitals and physicians must s ... Read on »
EHR Adopters: Confident, or cocky? by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Healthcare providers are doing whatever it takes to deploy electronic health record systems and all the related technology they'll need to qualify for a share of the $27 bil ... Read on »
Americans not ready to use social media to talk to their doc by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Americans may not be embracing social media as a way to communicate with their providers, but they aren't opposed to using the Internet for more administrative functions suc ... Read on »
Business Model Innovation: Create stronger external support for your business model success by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Too often business leaders put a key fact on their mental backburner – their business is surrounded by a “containing system” that shapes their company’s opportunities, risks ... Read on »
Social media sites help patients make healthcare decisions by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One in five Americans use social media websites as a source of healthcare information, according to National Research Corp.'s Ticker survey, which bills itself as the larges ... Read on »
CIOs -- Leading their organizations to practical innovation and results by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Great business leadership skills are essential for today's leading high-performance executives and their organizations said Graham Waller, vice president and executive partn ... Read on »