We’re Still Waiting For Searchable EHRs

  All Things Considered on NPR had a lovely snippet yesterday entitled Big Data Not A Cure-All In Medicine.¬† Admittedly, I rolled my eyes at one of the opening lines:   “…Those [Electronic Medical Records*] are available to professionals and importantly, they’re searchable.” The fact that non-healthcare people, journalists included, think software technology works like … Continue reading

The Future Of Big Data In Healthcare Delivery

Last night I attended a Minnesota HIMSS event reviewing the Quality Measures for Meaningful Use Stage 2. ¬†Much of the content matter was review for those of us who are well entrenched in executing Meaningful Use requirements, but it was a good overview of some of the more technical aspects of how the quality measures … Continue reading