Dan Bowman

Biography for Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman serves as senior editor of all of Fierce's Health IT publications (FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcareFierceEMR and FierceMedicalImaging), and contributes to Fierce's other healthcare publications. Prior to joining FierceMarkets in 2008, Dan worked as a sports copy editor for several newspapers, including the Washington Post and the Washington Times. He's a huge basketball fan (playing and watching), religiously follows the Knicks and loves a good book. He's based at FierceMarkets' main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at dbowman@fiercemarkets.com. You can also follow his tweets @FierceHealthIT and @Dan_Bowman and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Dan Bowman

Karen DeSalvo: Make public health infrastructure more data enabled

National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo shared her thoughts on the potential of technology and an improved, data-driven infrastructure for public health efforts at the eHealth Initiative's annual conference in the District of Columbia Wednesday.

Survey: Health informatics professionals confident in state of the industry

A majority of health informatics professionals responding to a recently published survey say they are confident in the stability of the field and their individual careers.

Stakeholders weigh in on Senate HELP health IT bill

Several healthcare stakeholders, including the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Health IT Now and the National Partnership for Women & Families have submitted comments on the Senate HELP Committee's draft health IT legislation, unveiled late last month. 

CMS: For approval of Medicaid home health services, telemedicine counts for face-to-face visits

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week published a final rule clarifying requirements behind face-to-face encounters for Medicaid beneficiaries to be eligible to receive home health services; the rule outlines that telehealth can be used for such encounters.

FDA unveils draft guidance for medical device interoperability

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unveiled draft guidance it hopes the medical device industry will follow for including interoperability in the design and development of such tools.

Senate HELP Committee unveils draft HIT legislation

The U.S. Senate's Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, on Wednesday, unveiled a discussion draft of legislation it hopes will improve the overall use and development of health information technology.

Vindell Washington named Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT

National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, in a memo to ONC staffers today, announced that Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based doctor Vindell Washington will serve as the agency's newly appointed principal deputy beginning next week.

Don't overlook health industry relevance of FTC report on big data use, health attorney says

A new report published last week by the Federal Trade Commission on the use of big data is relevant to the agency's stance on how such information should be handled with regard to healthcare, according to health attorney David Harlow.

For HIT execs, improving value is the bottom line

In interviews this week with members of FierceHealthIT's Editorial Advisory Board--which is comprised of hospital IT executives and other industry leaders--about their goals and subsequent...