Blockchain & Healthcare: Has the Killer App Arrived?

Everywhere I look in healthcare technology I’m seeing claims that blockchain technology is the silver bullet. We are being told that distributed ledgers will solve all the pain points found in interoperability and soon data will flow like the mighty Mississippi River....

MIPS and EHR Certification: Most Asked Question

The most common question I receive from EHR vendors regarding certification is this: “What is the deadline for providers to begin using 2015 Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT)?” The answer is, “It all depends”. Here is the issue: Background: CEHRT was required for the...

Long Data at HIMSS 2018

We are just a couple of weeks away from the annual HIMSS conference and I will be looking for trends not on “big data” but “long data”. By that I mean blockchain technology. HIMSS states “Blockchain is revolutionizing the way health information is managed,...