Digital Health Frontier Blog

I realize that my blog post frequency has diminished during COVID.   Writing time has been redirected to the national COVID-19 coalition and its 14 workgroups:AnalyticsModeling[...]

By John Halamka • April 18, 2020

The following is a post from the members of the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition ,  #C19Coalition co-chaired by  Dr. Jay Schnitzer, Chief Medical and Technology Officer at MITRE  @MITREcorp[...]

By John Halamka • March 22, 2020

You might think a farm sanctuary doesn't need cyber-liability insurance (we do because we track social security numbers associated with donations). You may not think[...]

By John Halamka • March 21, 2020

In the upcoming week you'll see numerous writings about national private sector efforts to enhance COVID response, communication, and collaboration. As part of doing this[...]

By John Halamka • March 21, 2020

As we plan our go-lives for the Mayo Clinic Platform, we recently discussed how best to measure what constitutes a go-live. First, let's review what[...]

By John Halamka • March 7, 2020

Platform businesses require technology that promotes interoperability and scalability.  For those who live in platform companies day-to-day, my thinking below may sound obvious, but for[...]

By John Halamka • February 25, 2020

Last weekend I moderated an amazing group of presenters for Harvard Business School's 17th Annual Healthcare Conference, debating the future of elder care throughout the[...]

By John Halamka • February 14, 2020

Over the past 40 years I've worked in a variety of workplace settings, each appropriately serving its intended purpose. I did not appreciate how much[...]

By John Halamka • February 4, 2020

This is the first of a two part series that describes where I live and where I work at Mayo Clinic. To me, life and[...]

By John Halamka • February 4, 2020

I recently told several of my Mayo colleagues that I'm an outsider who has landed in a new environment where the degree of collaboration, dialog,[...]

By John Halamka • January 30, 2020