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Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Croton On Hudson, New York
I'm the Founder and CEO/President of National Health Data Systems, Inc., a company providing breakthrough health information technologies (http://www.nhds/com). I'm also a licensed clinical psychologist, researcher, writer, consultant, futurist, inventor, and software architect. In addition to... Full Bio
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Dealing with EHR Dissatisfaction (Part 5) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This post is a continuation; Part 1 is at this link . In this post, I describe a examine the question: When it comes to EHRs, whose satisfaction is important? Someone ... Read on »
Dealing with EHR Dissatisfaction (Part 4) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This post is a continuation; Part 1 is at this link. In this post, I describe a vision of an ideal EHR system that can developed today. Based on the complaints ab ... Read on »
Dealing with EHR Dissatisfaction (Part 3) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This post is a continuation; Part 1 is at this link. In this post, I discuss what's needed to make EHRs more satisfactory and answer questions about my claims. I ... Read on »
Dealing with EHR Dissatisfaction (Part 2) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This post is a continuation; Part 1 is at this link . The next issue turned to who should ultimately control a patient's data. Should it be the patient (patient acces ... Read on »
Dealing with EHR Dissatisfaction (Part 1) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy For the past few days, I’ve been involved in a very good conversation at LinkedIn HIMSS titled: Can we turn EHR dissatisfaction around? Here’s a comment from person th ... Read on »
Should "Value" Be the New Mantra in Health Care? by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On  the Commonwealth Fund blog at this link is a new post titled: "Should "Value" Be the New Mantra in Health Care?"   This is good to see! I began blogging about th ... Read on »
Reluctance of nursing homes to give residents copies of their medical records by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Patients and nursing home residents have a legal right to obtain copies of most portions of their medical records. Yet at least some nursing homes are very reluctant to give ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 8) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this eighth post of the series on disruptive health IT ( see this link to start from beginning), I examine a key element that EHRs systems need, and a EHR good companion ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 7) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this seventh post of the series on disruptive technology ( see this link ) to start from beginning), I describe the technical capabilities of whole product “companion app ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 6) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this sixth post of the series on disruptive technology ( see this link  to start from beginning), I will present an overview of the capabilities and deficiencies of today ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 5) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy First a brief update: In my absence from this blog for the past six months, I’ve been busy participating as a committed member in four Federal health IT workgroups; developi ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 4) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this fourth post of the series ( see this link to start from beginning), I discuss my eye-opening experience volunteering for the technical workgroup of ONC’s (Office of ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 3) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In my previous posts ( see this link for the first post in this series), I discussed the nature of a disruptive innovation, as well as my joy — and grief — with the ONC’s D ... Read on »
Defining a Rational Healthcare Value Network by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A value network is a marketing concept that describes the social and technical resources (supply chain) within and between businesses. They account for the overall worth of ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 2) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In my previous post , I defined what disruptive innovation is and why it's important to healthcare transformation. I will now discuss my experiences over the past year wit ... Read on »
Disruptive Innovation in Health IT: A Path to Acceptance (Part 1) by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this next series of posts, I’m going to focus on my experiences with introducing disruptive innovation in health information technology (HIT). I trust you'll find these d ... Read on »
ONC’s Direct Project: In Defense of Simplicity by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Over the past year or so, I’ve been deeply involved in various Federal gov’t health IT initiatives, including the Direct Project and Query Health . This is first time, I be ... Read on »
Data->Information->Knowledge: Formula for improving healthcare by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As a clinician, health IT architect and computational model-builder, I’ve been focused for the past three decades on how to use health IT to transform data into information ... Read on »
Understanding Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations: Part 1 of 2 by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I’ve been blogging about patient centered medical homes (PCMHs) for the past five years and accountable care organizations (ACOs) for the past two years. In this post, I dis ... Read on »
Webinar: Live Demonstration and Discussion of the ReAsure HealthNode (RAHN) Software by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Join us for a Webinar on August 10    An idea conceived 30 years ago—for a simple, secure, low-cost way for people everywhere to collect, exchange and use relevant hea ... Read on »