Apple is now in the digital identity game, with their latest release of seamlessly and securely add their driver’s license or state ID to Wallet on their iPhone and Apple Watch. Arizona and Georgia will be the first states to introduce this innovation to their residents, with Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky…


There are many different healthcare interoperability clouds on the market right now. Which one should you choose? The answer is not so easy, because each company promises to be better than the next. Some offer pipelines for information management, and others focus on digital imaging communications in medicine (DICOM). …


Many health systems are classified as nonprofit hospitals. Nonprofit hospitals receive many benefits, such as tax breaks and not paying federal income taxes. Still, the Lown Institute has found that these healthcare organizations are not performing well in charity spending. …


Working remotely is a hot topic, and it’s not hard to see why. Remote work has been proven to produce more output than in-office work, but at what cost? The digital meeting and video conferencing overload at work have been a hot topic for quite some time now. …


Clover Earnings and Symplr Acquisition

Recent earnings and acquisition in the healthcare technology space for the week of May 17, 2021

Clover Health

Clover Health is a San Francisco-based Medicare Advantage insurer. The company’s in-home care model utilizes technology, including data analytics and machine learning, to identify its highest-risk members…


Federal rules have a way of making life challenging for healthcare IT executives. Often, new regulations saddle them with responsibilities over which they may have only partial influence.

On April 5, CIOs began to take ownership of their piece of interoperability. …


Healthcare CIOs -> Don’t sleep on ‘low code’

Healthcare has often been the victim of hyped-up technology, so it’s no surprise that CIOs are wary of new trends. Welcome to the buzz surrounding low-code software.

Low code offers the potential to facilitate the development of solutions by using a graphical…


Allscripts Q1 Analysis

  • Pickup of 2 hospitals and one medical group practice on the sunrise EMR platform
  • 6 Ambulatory business pick up
  • Veradigm analytics platform has to be their core investment as Allscripts picked up 2 new health plan clients.
  • Microsoft Azure partnership is also helping as Allscripts is pushing…

Vaccine Passport

A vaccine passport is a Covid19 immunization proof for individuals. It could be in the form of a smartphone app or a written card that we have received with many individuals trying to laminate the card.

New York and San Francisco

New York was the first to issue…


Healthcare thoughts of the week!

Organizational DNA

We agree that speed and getting things done quickly has not occurred historically in the healthcare provider sector. Prominent tech CEOs have thrown out comments such as organizations have seen two years’ worth of transformation in 2 months during the pandemic.

It is…

David Chou

Healthcare CIO with the CEO mentality. www.davidchou.health

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