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Strata Spark Tsunami – Hadoop World, Part One

by Merv Adrian  |  October 31, 2014

New York’s Javits Center is a cavernous triumph of form over function. Giant empty spaces were everywhere at this year’s empty-though-sold-out Strata/Hadoop World, but the strangely-numbered, hard to find, typically inadequately-sized...

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Hadoop 2013 - Part Three: Platforms

by Merv Adrian  |  February 23, 2013

In the first two posts in this series, I talked about performance and projects as key themes in Hadoop's watershed year. As it moves squarely into the mainstream, organizations making...

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Usability: No Stupid Questions

by Wes Rishel  |  August 1, 2010

Dick Taylor, the CMIO at Providence Health and Services Oregon Region has been speaking to this principle of usability for some time. “No Stupid Questions: remember why your clinical users...

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NHIN Direct: Response to Comment on Vendor Positions

by Wes Rishel  |  June 17, 2010

Today Anand Shroff replied to my prior post with some very provoking questions. I have added emphasis in quoting his reply. Wes – are you detecting a split between EMR vendors...

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Healthcare Mergers by Design

by Jack Santos  |  June 16, 2010

News from the healthcare front: Eclipsys and Allscripts merge. This type of convergence has taken longer than I thought it would (doesn’t everything in healthcare IT?).  As I remember from...

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Simple Interop Gets Respectable: More News at HIMSS

by Wes Rishel  |  February 26, 2010

Many people have contacted me about getting started with Simple Interop. I have been lining up some Web resources to host a series of "birds of a feather" discussions. The goal...

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More on Humboldt Country EHRs and Interop

by Wes Rishel  |  January 16, 2010

After publishing “It Takes a Region:” Progress Without EHRs I received an email from Alan Glaseroff updating me on the current state of the chronic disease efforts and the proliferation...

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Rant on Heath Information Technology Asynchrony

by Wes Rishel  |  January 2, 2010

Here is some pseudo XML. <joke style=”jocular, but with a purpose”>There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way,...

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Simple Interop: Definitions

by Wes Rishel  |  December 30, 2009

There are many definitions to certain common terms associated with healthcare information exchange. These are definitions that I am using in preparing the “simple interop” series of posts. These definitions...

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Simple Interop: A Post-Holiday Review

by Wes Rishel  |  December 28, 2009

Like most of us, I have been enjoying holidays with family. My computational efforts have been confined to bringing the awesome processing power of a Canon 7D DSLR and Adobe...

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