Blog: Intrapreneurship and Innovation from Within

Health information technology specialists and managers need to know about intrapreneurship, the ability to act like an entrepreneur from within a larger organization.  We all know that healthcare information technology is an area in serious need of improvement, and intrapreneurship may just be the best way to effect change in our industry.

Blog: Health Management Implications of the New Healthcare Company Being Formed by Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway

The creation of a new health company by Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway has major potential implications to the existing healthcare business model.  I am hopeful that these three well-run businesses will be able to build on their strengths in technology, innovation, analytics, underwriting and insurance, and mergers and acquisitions to create a new approach to healthcare that inspires others to follow suit.

Blog: More Evidence Pointing to the Need for Strong Health Data Security

More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to recent research by Accenture and the American Medical Association.  This study, which is based on the experiences of roughly 1,300 U.S. physicians highlights the clear need for strong health data security. 

GAO Recommendations for Tracking Growth of “Internet of Things” Will Also Benefit Telehealth Devices

The sensitive and important nature of the medical data that telehealth devices collect makes the GAO’s recommendations significant for this sector.

Leaders in Civic Innovation and Social Impact Discuss Novel Approaches to Solving Problems in Washington, DC and the Federal Government

The panelists are from behavioral science, design, public health, and finance/ management consulting backgrounds, but their work transcends their training.