Category Archives: health IT training

Healthcare Devices and the Internet of Things – Promise, Peril and Distributed-Denial-of-Service Attacks

Last Friday, widely used websites like PayPal, Netflix and Twitter were unavailable due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack . Hackers got into those systems through technical holes in hundreds of thousands of personal wifi-enabled devices like baby monitors and … Continue reading

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Digital Health Holds the Promise of Serving the “Underserved”

By Peggy Salvatore This is the eighth entry in a series of blogs for ePharma Summit 2016 to explore ways the pharmaceutical industry can maximize the promise of digital health. A report put out by the California Health Care Foundation  last week … Continue reading

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Money Changes Everything Edition of Health Wonk Review

Steve Anderson is seeing green at MedicareResources.org this week for his compilation of health wonkery. Read this week’s Money Changes Everything edition here.

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HHS Forging Ahead with Health IT Plans B, C and D

By Peggy Salvatore Yesterday, just as I was turning out the lights in my office, two breaking Health IT news stories came in over the proverbial transom. The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONCHIT) announced that it … Continue reading

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The Internet of Healthcare Things @Point of Care

We are oh-so-close to there. By Peggy Salvatore For those of you who follow the Health System Ed blog, you know this doesn’t happen often. I am speechless. I just got off the phone with Dr. Sandeep Pulim, the CMIO … Continue reading

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Project Writer Available for HIMSS15

Would you like to use HIMSS15 as a starting point to explore a topic, do research this year and create a white paper and do a presentation next year? I am hoping to tap into a network of health IT people … Continue reading

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Working the Roadmap

By Peggy Salvatore The ONC’s national meeting held earlier this month is cause for the greatest amount of optimism I have seen since the government decided to drive health information technology. Current and former national coordinators gathered on one stage, … Continue reading

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Ebola: Patient Notes on Travel History

by Peggy Salvatore The story about Ebola has been dominating the news, and I didn’t feel any particular need to weigh in on it since there is plenty of information out there. Then a few little bits of information hit … Continue reading

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Is Resistance Futile in Health IT? KSAs in Health IT Education

KSAs? For my readers who are healthcare people, you may ask, “What are KSAs?” For readers who are training people, you know that KSAs are Knowledge, Skills and Atttitude. You can teach KSAs. Here are some examples of teaching KSAs … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Training from Etiquette Rule #7

If we’re going to stop wasting training dollars, we need to put in the follow-up to make sure what we’ve taught is reinforced in the workplace and relevant to the job at hand. Continue reading

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