Season 1, Episode 5: History of Healthcare Systems [PODCAST]
THE HISTORY OF HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
AND THE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS OF RURAL PROVIDERS
Welcome to Season 1, Episode 5 of Atlanta Business Impact Radio. In this episode, Tom Dean and Veanne Smith talk about the progression of Healthcare IT systems from 30 years ago until present day, as well as the technology needs and challenges of rural hospitals and health care providers.
We are excited to share this podcast with you! During our conversation with Tom we talk about:
- Charge Capture Systems
- Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG)
- Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and Computerized Provider Entry
- Integration of systems and the Enterprise Master Patient Index
- Rural Healthcare system needs and challenges
- Cloud hosting of medical data
- Data security for healthcare
Please enjoy our episode!
Tom is an executive leader with 3 decades of experience in Healthcare IT. In his vast career, Tom has worked for companies such as HBO & Company, Eclipsys, Streamline Health and Holon Solutions. Tom’s expertise has primarily been in the management of software development and systems integration efforts, with a passion for helping rural doctors who are less sophisticated with the use of technology.
Tom currently provides consultancy for executive leadership, mergers and acquisition guidance, and management consulting for independent software vendors and technology services companies.