VA’s EHR decision and the future of government

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 - 13:47
Guest Blogger: Lisa Mascolo, Managing Director of U.S. Public Service at IBM Global Business Services. There is a lot to like in Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s recent decision to combine forces with the Defense Department to establish modernized electronic health records (EHRs) for our nation’s veterans. Hopefully, that path goes beyond being the start of better service for those who have served America so well and so ably through personal sacrifice.

Recommendations to Improve Health Care in the U.S.

Monday, June 5th, 2017 - 13:33
Listen to the interview! Dan Chenok:  Keith, as an experienced physician, leader, and innovator, can you describe your impressions of the health information technology (HIT) field?

How Can Providers Effectively Leverage EHRs?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 - 10:29
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:13
Listen to the interview with Keith on Federal News Radio.

The Government Can Drive Effective Implementation of Health Information to Improve Care

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - 9:55
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 13:53
In order to benefit from the stimulus investment made in transforming healthcare, the government will need to support industry by incentivizing the effective use of tools and infrastructure that leverage information to improve care delivery. The groundwork in standards and interoperability laid by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) demonstrates that establishing a working infrastructure is challenging, but achievable.

Health IT: Puzzling out the meaning behind "meaningful use"

Monday, May 17th, 2010 - 5:34
Monday, May 17, 2010 - 15:13
One of ARRA’s long-term goals is to push America’s health care providers to use electronic health records (EHR) and other health information technology (health IT).