I recently caught up to an excellent blog post by Dr. John Halamka, Trajectory not Position, in which he reminds us of the significant progress that has been made in health information technology (HIT) in the past 10 years:
"My view is that we must believe in incremental progress, communicate broadly, and focus on our trajectory not our position."
"At age 53, my personal medical data is...Read more
It's been just over a year since I wrote a blog about how HealthInsight Nevada was taking on establishing our own Patient and Family Engagement Council (PFAC). Because we are so proud of our progress, I wanted to provide an update. The hard part was getting started. Now, even though we are only five months into having actual PFAC meetings, it is starting to feel...Read more
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to me," are words most everyone has heard and probably sang along to at one point in their life. The popular song by Aretha Franklin, is just one of many songs that touts the need for respect.
Because HealthInsight lists "Respect" as one of its "Values in Action" that govern our relationships with one another and the communities we...Read more
There goes that thunder again! Something rare in the Southwest, thunder storms and the associated lightning became common this summer in New Mexico. It seemed every time my sister and I went hiking in the Sandia Mountains, especially above 10,000 feet, we encountered a late afternoon thunderstorm with lightning over our heads. Even though we had checked the forecast before leaving, the storms kept sneaking...Read more