Biography for Dan Bowman
Dan Bowman serves as senior editor of all of Fierce's Health IT publications (FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare, FierceEMR 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow his tweets @FierceHealthIT and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Dan Bowman
While health IT and military pundits alike are waiting with bated breath for the Department of Defense to end speculation and announce the winner of its coveted $11 billion Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, the heavy lifting is just starting for the Defense Health Agency.
From concerns about costs to validation and effectiveness, providers in Asia share many of the same worries as their U.S. counterparts when it comes to implementation of information technology in healthcare.
HIMSS15: Data security from the inside out a must, says West Virginia United Health's Mark Combs [Q&A]
When it comes to protection of health data at provider organizations, heading off insider threats is a good place to start, according to West Virginia United Health System Assistant CIO Marc Combs.
While the interoperability of electronic health records is a high priority for the federal government, it really only is a means to an end, National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo said in a keynote address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago Thursday morning.
Before taking the reins as CIO for the provider side at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Ed McCallister served in the same capacity on the payer side of the organization. Having both points of view, he said, has helped him to view patients more as consumers.
While early reaction from the health IT community to the sustainable growth rate bill passed overwhelmingly by the Senate late Tuesday has been fairly positive, questions remain about what lies ahead for providers, Congress and federal agencies.
Community health exchange is set to receive a financial boost thanks to a Health and Human Services Department initiative announced Tuesday afternoon at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago.
Technology will continue to play an integral role in the evolution of healthcare as consumers increasingly demand more accountability from payers and providers, CEO Bruce Broussard stressed in a keynote address Tuesday morning at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago.
Patient engagement is a top-of-mind priority for nearly three-fourths of hospital IT executives who responded to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's latest annual leadership survey, unveiled Monday at HIMSS15 in Chicago.