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‘Get Up Daddy’: Bhava Ram’s Journey of Recovery from Stage 4 Cancer

Posted on April 9, 2013 by in integrative medicine, integrative oncology, News, yoga

Warrior Pose | Bhaqva Ram

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 1:30PM Pacific Time, Bhava Ram fka Brad Willis will appear on ‘This Week in Oncology‘ in the Blogtalk Radio Network.  The story from ‘alpha male’ war correspondent to despondent, terminal cancer patient to thriving holistic author, yoga evangelist and integrative medicine advocate is nothing short of […]

Live from HiMSS: A Moment with Regina Holliday

Posted on March 17, 2013 by in Health IT, HIBC.tv, HIMSS13, News, Patient Empowerment, Patient Engagement, Regina Holliday

Regina Holliday

Very busy (as usual) at the Patient Engagement Forum at HiMSS13 we succeeded in yanking Regina Holliday (@ReginaHolliday) aside for a moment to chat about the event, what’s she’s up to and what is in store for the amazing woman warrior in the patient empowerment camp! The session summary is described by HiMSS staff as […]

Live from HiMSS13 the ‘HITsm Tweetchat’

Posted on March 17, 2013 by in ACOs, Health IT, HIBC.tv, HIMSS13, News, Patient Empowerment

Live from HiMSS13 | HITsm Tweetchat

HiMSS (the Health Information Management Systems Society) has for the last three years (at least to my knowledge) made a substantial commitment to social media. With the co-location of the ‘social media center’ (SMC) adjacent to ‘HiMSS Central’ at HiMSS13 and ably anchored by Cari McClean, Ward Seward and Michaeal Gaspar the showcase has assembled […]

Dell Health Think Tank 2.0: HiMSS13 ‘De-brief’ and More…

Posted on March 13, 2013 by in Health IT, HIBC.tv, HIMSS13, News, Patient Empowerment

Dell Health Think Tank 2013

Last year during HiMSS12 in Las Vegas Dell Health sponsored a ‘think tank’ convening experts from in and around the health information technology stakeholder community including many social media thought leaders, domain experts and journalists. The recorded live stream of that event is available below: This year in round two the Dell Health team elected […]

Loungin’ with Lygeia Ricciardi of ONC at HiMSS13

Posted on March 12, 2013 by in Health IT, News, ONC, Patient Empowerment

Lygeia Ricciardi

As we entered final approach winding down a furious week of HiMSS13 activity we had the opportunity to sit for a few moments with Lygeia Riccardi, aka @lygeia, Director, Office of Consumer eHealth, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT, in Department of Health and Human Services. Perhaps second only to Health IT […]

Phil Lebherz, CEO of PointCare asks “Uninsured? or Uninformed?”

Posted on March 12, 2013 by in Health Insurance, News

Phil Lebherz, CEO of PointCare

I got to spend some time chatting with Phil Lebherz, CEO and Ankeny Minoux, COO of PointCare while at HIMSS. If you don’t know about PointCare, you really should. The full interview with Phil and Ankeny is embedded above for your viewing pleasure. Now for the context, the genesis of PointCare was based on Phil’s […]

5 Days in March: A Tale of Independent Media Passion, Determination and Agility

Posted on March 12, 2013 by in Crowdfunding, Health IT, HIBC.tv, HIMSS13, Medicine, News

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Meet the Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium (HIBC.tv). The domain ‘born on’ date was 2.12.13. The effort would focus on the five days in March (3rd – 7th) when that sea of health informatics humanity and related interests associated with HiMSS (the Health Information Management Systems Society) descended upon ‘the City of New Orleans’ for it’s […]

Pierce Graham-Jones Talks Blue Button Plus

Posted on March 11, 2013 by in Apps, Medicine, News

Pierce Graham-Jone, West Health Innovator in Residence, HHS

Pierce Graham-Jones is the West Health Innovator in Residence at the US Department of Health and Human Services. He is also a newly chosen for Forbes annual list of “30 Under 30″ in the category “Science and Healthcare.  According to Forbes, “the young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs on their annual listing of the 30 under […]

Happtique CEO Ben Chodor on “Taming the Wild West of Healthcare Apps”

Posted on March 11, 2013 by in Apps, Health IT, News, Patient Empowerment

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Health 2.0 luminary Matt Holt interviews Happtique CEO Ben Chodor for HIBC.tv at HIMSS 13 in New Orleans (March 7th, 2013).  Ben explains how Happtique curated and categorized almost 20,000 healthcare apps to a quite granular level (e.g., cardiac stent apps, glucose monitoring apps).  And he discusses Happtique’s new app certification process.  The hope is, […]

HIMSS’ Chats with Aetna’s Physician Leaders

Posted on March 10, 2013 by in ACOs, Health Insurance, Health IT, News, Patient Empowerment

Healthagen | HiMSS13

I had a chance to talk with three of Aetna’s physician leaders at HiMSS 13, Dr. Chuck Saunders, CEO, Emerging Businesses, Dr. Charles Kennedy, CEO, Accountable Care Solutions, and Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage. There’s lot’s of exciting stuff going on in Aetna-land that you will want to learn about. […]