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The innovator's challenge

August 8, 2013 by MassDevice

Dr. John Halamka, chief information officer for Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, summarizes the quality measures included in the meaningful use rules for electronic medical records.

Dr. John Halamka

By John D. Halamka, MD

I've written many blog posts about our efforts along the path to ICD-10 that will enhance our  inpatient clinical documentation. We're hard at work planning the improvements we think are foundational to support care coordination, compliance, and quality measurement goals.

The healthcare IT applications of Google Glass

July 23, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Dr. John Halamka, chief information officer for Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, explores the healthcare IT applications for GoogleGlass.

Dr. John Halamka

By John D. Halamka, MD

Last week I had the opportunity to test Google Glass.

It's basically an Android smartphone (without the cellular transmitter) capable of running Android apps, built into a pair of glasses.