February 1st through February 2nd:
- Failure to Provide Clinicians Useful IT Systems: Opportunities to Leapfrog Current Technologies – A challenge paper from a colleague at IBM Center for Healthcare Management about Human Factors in HIT implementation. See my full blog post on this.
- The Life Cycle of a Blog Post, From Servers to Spiders to Suits — to You – A nice overview of the ecosystem of Web2.0
- Gauging the Progress of the National Health Information Technology Initiative: Perspectives from the Field – CHCF.org – A sobering, and not very promising, look at our progress toward universal HIT in the US.
- Washington Community Check Up – A groundbreaking report, covering health care quality across health systems. The region’s integrated care delivery / financing system, Group Health Cooperative, demonstrates excellent performance.