Monthly Archives: August 2016

WhatsApp, A Healthcare Panacea: Not So Fast

A recent article on Forbes, “Why WhatsApp Could be a Game-Changer for American Health Care” caught my eye and attention. The article focuses on a commonly reported desire among professionals in the healthcare industry to have and use text messaging. … Continue reading

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Why Do We Want Interoperability?

A lot of time and attention has been put into the notion of interoperability by almost every stakeholder in the healthcare system. Those interested in the issue include patients, providers, vendors and the government. Why has interoperability received so much … Continue reading

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