John Hoyt of HIMSS Analytics, John Mattison of Kaiser Permanente, Matthew Weinstock of Hospitals & Health Networks and Chantal Worzala of the American Hospital Association spoke with iHealthBeat about hospitals' adoption of health IT and the growing concerns of a digital divide.
Edward Shortliffe of the American Medical Informatics Association, Joyce Sensmeier of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and William Hersh of Oregon Health & Science University's School of Medicine spoke with iHealthBeat about clinical informatics being formally recognized as a medical subspecialty.
Helen Figge of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Bill Rudman of the American Health Information Management Association and Alice Hill of Dice.com spoke with iHealthBeat about private-sector efforts to help support and boost the country's health IT workforce.
Molly Coye, chief innovation officer of the University of California-Los Angeles, spoke with iHealthBeat about how UCLA and other health care systems are taking steps to increase the value of the health care services they deliver.
Earl Ferguson, director of the Southern Sierra Telehealth Network, spoke with iHealthBeat about how telemedicine tools can help people in rural areas obtain access to primary care providers and specialists.
Tara Lagu of Tufts University, Elizabeth McGlynn of RAND Health and Karsten Vagner of ZocDoc.com spoke with iHealthBeat about why few consumers are using hospital and physician rating websites.
During the recent Health 2.0 conference, Jennifer Lieberman and Sean Chai of Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Center spoke with iHealthBeat about how changes in technology have led to new ideas about hospital design.
Michael Davis of HIMSS Analytics, Erica Drazen of Computer Sciences Corp. and Paul Tang of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation spoke with iHealthBeat about hospital preparedness for the new "meaningful use" rules.
David Himmelstein of Harvard Medical School, Rod Piechowski of AHA, Marc Probst of Intermountain Healthcare and Derek Kelly of Swedish Covenant Hospital spoke with iHealthBeat about the implications of the new study.
Matt Barker and Richard Bootes of TeleHealth Services and Susie Sonnier of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center spoke with iHealthBeat about video-based technologies that allow patients to access medical information.
Lee Aese of the Mayo Clinic, Russ Cucina of UC-San Francisco Medical Center, Bill Ferris of the Henry Ford Hospital and Ravi Nemana of UC-Berkeley discussed the increasing use of social media in health care with iHealthBeat.
John Glaser of Partners Healthcare, Jane Horowitz of the National Alliance for Health IT and Rod Piechowski of the American Hospital Association discussed the economy's effect on hospitals' IT projects with iHealthBeat.
Michael Blum of the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center, Mark Dente of GE Healthcare and Stan Huff of Intermountain Healthcare discussed GE's new health IT initiative with iHealthBeat.
Paul Anderson, vice president of Gramma Tech; Julian Goldman, a clinician at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Pam Lane, vice president for health informatics at the California Hospital Association, discuss a new generation of technical problems in medical devices.
Officials from the National League for Nursing, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the University of Minnesota talked with iHealthBeat about the need to re-invent curricula for the nation's nursing schools.