Head Spinning Post HealthCamp San Diego, Health 2.0 Spring Fling and more

Whew! What a week here in San Diego, and the oven is just starting to warm up in this resource rich county peppered with cutting edge integrated delivery systems, pockets of physician thought leadership, encircled by high concentrations of bio-tech, life sciences and wireless health innovators, including forward thinking academic centers of excellence. What’s all this got to do with …

Tough Sledding Ahead for the EHR Industry?

Perhaps this exchange best illustrates the clash of culture between the ‘medical boots in the ground’ aka CMIO’s and the EHR industry. The names have been changed to protect the innocent or guilty depending on your perspective. Cast: A really smart and justifiably confident EHR engineer, programmer and system architect for a major EHR company with decent …

HIMSS Post Script

Head still spining but lots to say on my trip to HIMSS 2011 in ‘Orlando-topia’! Processing this morning: ‘tough sledding ahead for EHR industry’ a vignette of an overheard conversation between a very smart EHR engineer, and a community hospital CMIO. Crystallizes in my view the ‘dis-connect’ between some in the EHR industry and their …

ACO Watch Off to HIMSS 2011 In Orlando!

We’ll be roaming the floors and exhibition halls at HIMSS 2011 in Orlando beginning this Monday, February 21st, on the hunt for newsworthy material of interest to the emerging ACO industry. We’ll be tweeting via @2healthguru and @ACOwatch to the #himss11 hashtag, and hopefully grabbing interviews along the way, and perhaps subject to bandwidth and facility accommodations, …