This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with H. Stephen Lieber, President and CEO of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, also known as HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit healthcare association focused on achieving better health with information technology. Mr. Lieber assesses where we are globally in terms of health IT adoption standards and the need for enhanced broadband capabilities to improve the flow of healthcare information.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, Visiting Fellow at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution and former National Coordinator for Health IT at the US Department of Health and Human Services. He discusses the roll out of the health care law and the transformational power of health information technology to improve health care delivery.
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Dr. Joseph Smith, Chief Science and Medical Officer of the West Health Institute who discusses the Institute’s work to accelerate the development of wireless health technologies to better target solutions to unmet medical needs. Dr. Smith also discusses the Institute’s efforts in driving national policies that will spur reform and innovation in health care.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Deven McGraw, Director of the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology. Ms. McGraw discusses strategies to insure patient privacy and security of patient data sharing in the emerging world of Health Information Technology.