Post Written by Guest Blogger, Andy DeLaO This weekend there was a Forbes article titled: “The Future of Hospitals Operations Resembles Air Traffic Control.” (thank you @EMRAnswers for sharing) There is a misalignment between what the business leaders in the C-Suite of healthcare systems...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Renee Herman  Editors Note: All references to "You" are to Dr. Victor Montori and his work with Minimally Disruptive Medicine I wanted to start my day by sending you a “thank you!” for your work.  I have...

Written by Guest Blogger, Tamara StClaire, chief innovation officer, Xerox Healthcare The New Paradigm of Health Care Delivery Imagine for a moment, a day in the life of a type 2 diabetic: While her efforts to stay physically active, maintain a balanced...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Susan Mazer A patient is admitted to a hospital room. Next to everything that happens — the tests, admission processes, many unknown people who continually enter and ask questions, the hospital room is her first entrance into “inpatienthood.” The hospital room is...

Imagine yourself sick, with any illness, lying in a hospital bed, staring at the hospital curtains or watching television. You don’t feel well, anxious. You hear the medical personnel rushing around outside your door and every so often, one of...

Post Written By Megan Zimmerman Imagine the end of your life. How old are you? Are you dealing with an illness or disease? Who are the people around you? Are you living in your home or in an assisted living facility...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Susan E. Mazer The neurological benefits of music for the elderly with dementia have been well documented. The phenomenon of elderly stroke patients with aphasia (not being able to speak, but being able to sing) has...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Andy DeLaO I am attending my first HIMSS conference this year as a Social Media Ambassador. As I walk around the exhibit hall, listen to various talks, observe the messages, and connect with the people that work in...