Monthly Archives: June 2013

Google Glass: Longest possible video? What’s it like to wear? Can it empower patients? Other healthcare uses?

Longest possible video?
What’s it like to wear?
Can it empower patients?
Links to healthcare uses?

I picked up Google Glass in NYC on Saturday last week. I got Shale (of Shale, Tangerine, Charcoal, Cotton and Sky). You can see it on me in the profile pic to your right. Below is a short, 1:08 minute, intro to [...]

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Workflow Platform Themes at the 2013 Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit: Let’s Get Started!

Earlier this week I attended the two-day Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit in Baltimore (archived pdf).
A few years ago, when I worked for an EHR vendor, I investigated the state of health IT in long-term care, but didn’t find much, at all. There was some software to generate government-mandated data sets, and [...]

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Google Glass Welcomed to the HatCam Family and @wareFLO

Saturday I took the train to New York to pick up my Google Glass, as part of the Glass Explorers program. Back in February I’d tweeted … got a reply in March.
@EHRworkflow You’re invited to join our #glassexplorers program. Woohoo! Make sure to follow us - we’ll DM in the coming weeks.
— Project Glass [...]

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The Power of Process and the Future of Health IT

[I'm reposted this from my blog post by the same name on HIMSS Future Care.]
I’ve read that 500 words is the optimal length for a blog post (Search Engine Optimization? Least Publishable Unit? Human attention span?) Easy! I’ve written lots of 5,000 word blog posts. All I have to do is multiply by 120 percent [...]

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My Second Blog Post Inspired by Health Datapalooza: Workflow, Communication, Tasks, and Business Process Management

Why is Health IT behind in workflow-friendly technology and process awareness? How do we fix?
Health Datapalooza? Good. Health Workflowpalooza? Even better!

Yesterday’s blog post Health Datapalooza? Good. Health Workflowpalooza? Even better! had a bunch of tweets containing the #HDPalooza hashtag and “workflow,” but I missed the following tweet.
@atul_gawande: #EHRs need to take work back from [...]

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