• Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Auto-Indexing in Healthcare – Brief
    July 12, 2016

    Dr. Hartzband discusses the use of auto-indexing and NLP in health care applications and their value to community health centers.

  • Report from the Field – HIMSS 2016
    April 1, 2016

    A synopsis of key themes and Dr. Hartzband’s perspective on issues raised at 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, held February 29 – March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV.

  • ANALYTICS for Health Centers, Part 1
    December 9, 2014

    Read Dr. Hartzband insight on analytic systems innovations and trends for Community Health Centers.

  • Report from the Field – HIMSS 2014
    March 14, 2014

    Read Dr. Hartzabnd’s insight and reflection on the annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibit,  held this year  in Orlando, FL on February 23rd-26

  • Federal Agencies eEnable Healthcare
    July 25, 2013

    In a new “technology in focus” article, columnist Neal Neuberger looks at the finer details of the sources, objectives and availability of  HIT program and funding initiatives.

  • Patient Disengagement, and what we can do about it
    June 19, 2013

    As we enter the second half of the year, many of the long-anticipated provisions of the ACA are set to begin. In just a few months, starting October 2013, the health insurance marketplace open enrollment period will start, with coverage beginning in January 2014. Simultaneously, many of the consumer-oriented provisions of Meaningful Use Stage 2 …

  • Seen, Heard & Missed at HIMSS13
    April 1, 2013

    I arrived at the HIMSS13 Conference (March 3-5 2013) with a unique perspective this year; having serving as an abstract reviewer for the Meaningful Use and HIE presentation tracks I had an inside view on what was yet to come.

  • Health Information Exchange? ACOs? Analytics? What’s it all about?
    February 12, 2013

    Community health centers have gotten considerably more complex – both clinically and operationally – in the past 5 or so years.

  • Report from the Field: NACHC’s FOM-IT Conference (December 2012)
    December 1, 2012

    The National Association of Community Health Centers Financial, Operations Management and Information Technology (FOM-IT) Conference took place on November 12-14, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.As a technologist, this conference is always interesting for me, as it allows me to see what topics are of interest and significance to the health center community.

    July 6, 2012

    Simply stated, Health Information Exchange (HIE) is the electronic transfer of health care information across organizations within a community, health care delivery system, or geographic region, with the objectives of improving quality and reducing cost.