George Arges of the American Hospital Association, Jim Daley of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, Kathy DeVault of the American Health Information Management Association and Jeanne Gilreath of the Healthcare Billing & Management Association spoke to iHealthBeat about the health care industry's lack of progress in transitioning to ICD-10 code sets.
Mehran Mehregany of Case Western Reserve University, Ben Kanter of Palomar Health, Joe Smith of the West Health Institute and Mark Winter of the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize spoke with iHealthBeat about how wireless sensor technology could improve health care delivery.
Mark Friedberg of the RAND Corporation, Don Kemper, CEO of Healthwise, and Ming Tai-Seale and Edward Yu of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation spoke with iHealthBeat about how health IT can help facilitate shared decision-making.
Brian Edds of AmCom Software and Tom Leary and Joyce Sensmeier of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society spoke with iHealthBeat about what attendees can expect at the upcoming annual HIMSS conference.
Thomas Hambrick, an ob-gyn in Oakland, Calif., Michael Leu, a pediatrician at Seattle Children's Hospital, Lana Lowry of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Jeff Wall, a physician executive at Cerner spoke with iHealthBeat about how electronic health record systems could be better tailored for medical specialists.
Brian Ahier of the Mid-Columbia Medical Center, Edward Babakanian, CIO of the University of California-San Diego Health System, Girish Kumar Navani, CEO of eClinicalWorks, and Bill Moreau of the U.S. Olympic Committee spoke with iHealthBeat about the National Football League's recent decision to deploy an electronic health record system.
Susannah Fox, associate director at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, spoke with iHealthBeat about Pew's latest study on Internet use among U.S. residents and new findings about the use of mobile phones to look up health-related information.
Erik Johnson of Avalere Health, Tom Leary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and Chantal Worzala of the American Hospital Association spoke with iHealthBeat about what President Obama's re-election means for federal health IT efforts.
Lygeia Ricciardi of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Emily Cronbach, a Kaiser Permanente physician, Lisa Adams, a Kaiser Permanente patient, Patricia Knight of Pacific Coast Health Advocacy and Linda Garvin of Patient Advocate Bay Area spoke with iHealthBeat about efforts to boost consumers' access to their electronic health records.
Eric Topol of Scripps Health, Chuck Parker of the Continua Health Alliance and Paul Sonnier of Popper and Company spoke with iHealthBeat about the rapid growth of the mobile health market.
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.
Kate Berry of the National eHealth Collaborative, Tony Schueth of Point of Care Partners, David Yakimischak of Surescripts and Jimmy Yuen of Advance Medical Pharmacy in Walnut Creek, Calif., spoke with iHealthBeat about the recent growth in physicians' use of electronic prescribing technology.
Former National Coordinator for Health IT David Blumenthal, Jacob Reider, acting CMO at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Matt Quinn of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Rod Piechowski of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and Joseph Scherger of Eisenhower Medical Center in California spoke with iHealthBeat about efforts to boost the usability of electronic health record systems.
NIH Director Francis Collins, Atul Butte of the Stanford School of Medicine, David Patterson of the University of California-Berkeley and Taylor Sittler of UC-San Francisco discussed new efforts to mine "big data" for health care and scientific research.
Marcie Bough of the American Pharmacists Association, Charles Daniels of the University of California-San Diego and Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, chair-elect of the American Medical Association's council on science and public health, spoke with iHealthBeat about how technology could expand the number of medications available without a prescription.