Patient Education, Cloudalization of Healthcare, and EHR Vendors – #HITsm Chat Highlights

Posted on March 23, 2013 I Written By

Katie Clark is originally from Colorado and currently lives in Utah with her husband and son. She writes primarily for Smart Phone Health Care, but contributes to several Health Care Scene blogs, including EMR Thoughts, EMR and EHR, and EMR and HIPAA. She enjoys learning about Health IT and mHealth, and finding ways to improve her own health along the way.

Topic One: How valuable do you see the use of gaming as a vehicle for patient education and engagement? #mHealth

Topic Three: Is healthcare departing from the client/server architecture toward the cloud? AKA, “The cloudalization of healthcare.”

Topic Three: Is HITECH to blame for introducing false demand for #EHRs? What will happen after all the money is flushed out of the system?

Topic Four: If an #EHR vendor fails, how will their customers migrate to another product if their data is locked in a proprietary system?