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June 18, 2012  9:36 PM

Modernizing US government systems as part of technology roadmap

Posted by: RedaChouffani
CIO, Digital Government initiative, federal agencies, HITpol, mhealth, Mobile health implementation

During May of 2012, federal agencies received a directive issued by the President of United States to modernized the way government works.  Under that executive order, the federal CIO released a strategy entitled "Digital...

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April 1, 2012  9:59 PM

A new ecosystem where IT and biomed engineers may work better under one leadership

Posted by: RedaChouffani
Bioengineering, BioMed, Biomedical engineering, CIO, CTO

For many health organizations, the biomedical engineering and IT teams do not both directly report to the CIO.  While in the past that would be somewhat acceptable, nowadays biomed engineers can significantly benefit from working more closely with the IT department, which has encouraged many...

July 31, 2011  10:35 PM

Concerns around IaaS in healthcare

Posted by: RedaChouffani
CIO, healthcare, IaaS

In a recent meeting with an industry colleauge and fellow health care consultant, we were discussing the trend of CIOs looking more closely at the IaaS...

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May 15, 2011  9:48 PM

How to increase innovation and identify solutions to daily healthcare challenges

Posted by: RedaChouffani
CIO, health care IT, Innovation, IT, IT engineers, soft skills

In the IT world, nothing is routine. There are always new and exciting technologies that come out everyday, and new ways to create efficiencies and improve workflows for an organization. The healthcare industry is no exception. On a recent survey we performed for over 150 selected healthcare...

January 9, 2011  2:01 PM

CES 2011 and what it means to health care executives

Posted by: RedaChouffani
CES 2011, CIO, technology

Throughout the year there have been several opportunities for product manufacturers and vendors to display their latest gadgets and products.  For the health care market, there are several notable events, but the one that made significant buzz this month

September 5, 2010  12:13 AM

Can IT do more than just keep the lights on

Posted by: RedaChouffani
CIO, role of IT, technology value add services

 Technology has always played an important role in healthcare. But with the increased interest and adoption of EMR it is clear that the IT departments must ensure alignment with organizational objects and goals in every way.



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