Taking a Look at the I.T. Talent Shortage

by Douglas Mailman on December 23, 2010

Citing the need for 50,000 new health care information technology jobs during the next five years–just to achieve meaningful use of electronic health records–the federal government in 2010 awarded $84 million in stimulus-funded grants to create intensive health I.T. curricula (…)

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Quote of the Day: December 23, 2010

by Douglas Mailman on December 23, 2010

“My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.” – Charles Kettering

Is Web-Based EHR the Future?

by Douglas Mailman on December 22, 2010

I found this article claiming that web-based EHR is the way of the future. Feel free to post your thoughts and opinions on this topic. http://www.ehrbloggers.com/2010/12/how-starting-small-changed-world.html

Health IT ‘Rock Star’ Blumenthal Sits Pretty at Year’s End

by Douglas Mailman on December 22, 2010

Interesting read on the national coordinator for health IT. http://www.executivegov.com/2010/12/health-it-rock-star-blumenthal-sits-pretty-at-years-end/

Quote of the Day: December 22, 2010

by Douglas Mailman on December 22, 2010

“What is important is not what happens to us, but how we respond to what happens to us.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

The Best of Intentions Can Backfire

by Douglas Mailman on December 19, 2010

I found this interesting read on a study done by IT professionals on the assumed cost versus the assumed benefit of implementing an EMR system. You can read the article on the following link http://www.wiredemrdoctor.com/2010/12/17/how-the-best-of-intentions-can-backfire/

Quote of the Day: December 19, 2010

by Douglas Mailman on December 19, 2010

“Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” -John F Kennedy

Quote of the Day: December 14, 2010

by Douglas Mailman on December 15, 2010

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

HITECH Compliance Is About Business Process, Not Technology

by Douglas Mailman on December 14, 2010

Found an article pertaining to the business process of complying to meaningful use. Read it at http://www.physiciansnews.com/2010/12/13/hitech-compliance-is-about-business-process-not-technology/

Quote of the Day: December 13, 2010

by Douglas Mailman on December 14, 2010

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius