Promising Early Work for In-Body Medical Capsule Robots

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

Use of a pillcam, a swallow-able capsule with a tiny video camera that lets physicians examine the colon, is common today. But what about a pillcam that actually can do a procedure, such as attach a surgical clip to stop bleeding? Read the source article at Health Data Management

How Steve Jobs would change today’s healthcare system

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

While we may never really know just how Steve Jobs may have changed healthcare, we do know that his legacy lives on.  Our expectations for ease of use and the democratization of technology will have an impact on healthcare.  We hope. Read the source article at Becker’s Hospital Review

What is Special About Metadata Management?

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

Whether you strategy is to house data for purpose or potential, your Big Data and “Internet of Things” won’t be of much value unless we know we have the data, can access it and can trust it.  Metadata Management can help. Read the source article at DATAVERSITY

Health IT Interoperability: The Battle with Frankenstein Continues…

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

Victor Frankenstein created his monster with a mix of parts, some chemistry and a touch of alchemy. Depending on how one looks at the fictional creation, although hideous, it was a successful experiment to create an emotional and sensitive creature. As we approach another Halloween night, health IT has its share of cobbled together solutions that for the most part …

Halamka: Stage 3 Meaningful Use Should Be Eliminated

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

John Halamka, M.D., CIO at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, (deservedly so) always gets a lot of attention when he speaks out regarding health informatics.  Health Data Management shares his reasons why he thinks Meaningful Use Stage Three should be eliminated, which I have summarized below Only 12% of providers have met Stage 2 (yikes!) Regulation is not the …

To prep for Epic, Mayo Clinic to build $6.1M electronic substation

Greg Nelson Healthcare Technology

As Epic comes to Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, the EHR vendor is also bringing a need for greater electrical capability and capacity. Epic is working with Rochester Public Utilities to construct a new substation that will support the enhanced needs of the Mayo Data Center, both now and in future years, according to a Post Bulletin report. Read the source …