Tag Archives: JHIM

Building a Data-Savvy Workforce

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big Data

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big DataOne interesting and possibly new finding from this assessment is that employers believe there is a growing need for deep skills and understanding related to working effectively with data.  The authors commented: “…A difference … Read More

Posted on April 12th, 2013 in Innovating Health Care IT
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Navigating Big Data

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big Data

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Seeing the Big Picture in Big DataThose of us in health care imagine large quantities of useful, easily accessible, accurate and meaningful data at our fingertips, helping us improve the way we provide individual patient care while reducing costs and … Read More

Posted on April 5th, 2013 in Innovating Health Care IT
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A Tale of Four Cultures

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series When Worlds Collide: The Cultural Side of HIT Failure

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series When Worlds Collide: The Cultural Side of HIT FailureIn an insightful essay 1 Chuck Friedman, a physicist and educator, described his growing interest in the “soft side” of informatics. He observed that solid code and reliable systems were often insufficient … Read More

Posted on January 12th, 2013 in Innovating Health Care IT
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The Culture of HIT Implementation

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series When Worlds Collide: The Cultural Side of HIT Failure

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series When Worlds Collide: The Cultural Side of HIT Failure“An account of technology’s frustrations can start anywhere, but sooner or later it leads to medicine.” – Edward Tenner In his book, Why Things Bite Back, Edward Tenner thoughtfully articulates what he … Read More

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