Gary Baldwin is editorial director at Health Data Management magazine.
Recent Stories From this Author
Children’s National Puts Geospatial Data on the Map
March 9, 2014 Unlike some other major industries, health care incorporates geospatial data only sparingly. But that could change quickly...
Health IT Execs Reveal 2014 Technology Priorities
November 21, 2013 For this annual year-end feature, Health Data Management posed a simple question to CIOs and other executives facing payment...
Data Strategies are in Short Supply
July 17, 2013 Health Data Management Healthcare Analytics Symposium speaker Peter Aiken discusses strategy to make data a durable...
200 Million Rows of Data and Counting
May 15, 2013 University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics embark on analytics task of uncovering true service line costs; part of Healthcare...
Dignity Healths Pursuit of Quality Analytics
May 2, 2013 Data repository at Western U.S. health care provider grows 500 GB nightly, leading to innovative approaches to relational...
Mayo Clinic Approach: Analytics in Doses to Avoid Chaos
April 22, 2013 World-renowned Minnesota health system will talk over its analytic database process and collaboration in July at Healthcare...
SAS CEO Goodnight: A Grand Opportunity in Health Care Visualization, Analytics
March 28, 2013 Co-founder of vendor invested in U.S. health care reform implementations says merging tools for data visuals and analytics...
Health Care CIO Holiday Wish List
December 5, 2012 Health industry IT leaders would love these workplace gifts, ranging from cloud security and regulatory stability,...
Theres No Data Security Get Out of Jail Free Card
October 24, 2012 Health care providers outline compliance and risk recommendations, with meaningful use and HIPAA in mind
Health Care IT Innovation Sorely Needed
July 26, 2012 HHS exec Wil Yu underscores gaps in growth, reform at HDM Analytics Symposium
Can Document Management Systems Come to Health Cares Rescue?
July 13, 2012 Cleveland Clinic, U. of Pittsburgh among those combining advanced information management for customer info and vast data sets
Health 2.0: IT Dreams and Uncertainty on Display
May 21, 2012 Boston event brings out health care innovation and big names like Aetna and AT&T
Auto-Orders to the Rescue
February 23, 2012 Geisinger Health System facilitates EHR with data warehouse
Regulatory Relief Tops CIO Wish List
December 2, 2011 What do CIOs want for the holidays? They long for more appreciation of their workload by EHR regulators-and a better sense of...
Data Access Versus Security: A Difficult Balancing Act
November 7, 2011 A physician's group reviews its data access and EHR policies after a patient exposes a quick hack of its secure network
Dashboards in Action
October 20, 2011 As dashboard technology has grown more sophisticated, hospital executives are using information scorecards to good measure
The End of Document Management?
May 10, 2011 Meaningful use may relegate imaging systems to a secondary role
Welcome to the 'Age of Analytics'
December 2, 2010 Radiologists can benefit from advanced analytics and BI, researcher says
Is Predictive Analytics on the Horizon?
September 20, 2010 BI reports generated within health care usually are retrospective looks at cumulative data. But what if BI could be used to...
Bridging the Gap
August 4, 2010 Document management systems help many organizations transition to an EHR. But even proponents hope to minimize their use
June 29, 2010 When it comes to data security, Dallas-based Children's Medical Center was a day late and a Blackberry short
December 29, 2009 Having practiced invasive cardiology for nearly two decades, Leslie Saxon, M.D., takes the long view of clinical IT
The Future of Digital Health
December 7, 2009 Editorial Director Gary Baldwin reconnected with sources from the series and with other experts to raise one final question:...
Small Fish, Big Data Pond
September 1, 2009 With only half a dozen IT staff, Mt. Ascutney Hospital is hard-pressed to take on labor-intensive data projects
June 15, 2009 This is the final installment in a three-part series on executive management issues
Measuring the Value of an Interface Engine
June 10, 2009 Three years ago, Metro Health began moving away from its best-of-breed philosophy, in which it used applications from a number...
Stretching Your Dollars
June 1, 2009 This is part one of a three-part series on the top issues faced by executive leaders involved in IT-enabled projects