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by John Moore | October 01, 2021

The Need for a Longitudinal Patient Record In A Complex, Fractured System

The longitudinal patient record – not to be confused with a longitudinal care plan – is often discussed as a feature of an evolved healthcare IT landscape. It is also viewed as essential in the shift to value-based care, enabling more effective population health management and an essential component of

by John Moore | April 13, 2018

What’s All the Fuss – Some Thoughts on Recent News

At times it can be challenging to draft commentary on all that is happening across this industry sector. Rather than write short posts for each, I have created an amalgamation of commentary to some of the more newsworthy announcements. Roche Acquires Flatiron Wow, whoever knew that data could be such

by John Moore | May 05, 2015

IBM in Healthcare: Deja Vu or Something New?

IBM has been making a lot of noise as of late. First, it made a series of announcements at the HIMSS confab about its intentions to go deep into the healthcare vertical. Then last week it announced a partnership with Apple and Japan Post to provide Japan's elderly population with an iPad

by Brian Murphy | February 04, 2015

Platform-as-a-Service: Old Idea but New to Healthcare

Accelerate the Industry Forward Technology companies often open up their products to create an ecosystem for third party developers. This concept extends back to original desktop operating systems to Apple and its AppStore, with its AppExchange, Google’s Gmail with its various extensions. Partners, ISVs, or customers who build enhancements

by ndrao | December 09, 2014

2014 Year in Review: Consumer Engagement

For better or for worse, 2014 was a big year for consumer engagement. Big on promises from industry on wearables, smartphone platforms, and connected health, to the tune of over half a billion dollars of VC investments in consumer-related healthcare companies. Big on growth for consumer-centered technologies (video visits) and

by | July 28, 2014

Consumer Health Data Plays: Vision? Yes. Value? Maybe…

Challenges & Opportunity In an otherwise slow summer, health IT got caught up in a whirl of excitement last month when Apple, Samsung, Google, and a few smaller players announced their own forays into the digital consumer health space. Each of the three tech titans presented its own unique offering

by John Moore | June 22, 2014

Apple Steps into Healthcare

Chilmark Bight On June 2, Apple announced the pending release of the Health app and corresponding SDK, HealthKit at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). Apple also announced that it is working with both the Mayo Clinic and Epic to refine their health offering for both clinician workflow and patient/consumer engagement.
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