About: Edmund Billings MD

A seasoned healthcare information technology (IT) entrepreneur, Dr. Edmund Billings helped pioneer the development of electronic medical records (EMR). In 2007 Edmund co-founded Open Health Data, an open source company formed to leverage the transition of healthcare data from creation and sharing to use and reuse.

About Edmund Billings MD

A seasoned healthcare information technology (IT) entrepreneur, Dr. Edmund Billings helped pioneer the development of electronic medical records (EMR). In 2007 Edmund co-founded Open Health Data, an open source company formed to leverage the transition of healthcare data from creation and sharing to use and reuse.

Is The ICD-10 Pilot Forecast A Perfect Storm for Healthcare

Is The ICD-10 Pilot Forecast A Perfect Storm for Healthcare?

Is the ICD-10 pilot forecast a perfect storm for healthcare? The “perfect storm” will be quickly descending upon the healthcare system. 

EHR Survival of the Fittest: Only Well Designed EHRs Will Survive

EHR Survival of the Fittest: Only Well Designed EHRs Will Survive

This is EHR survival of the fittest and only well designed EHRs will survive. Did you choose a survivor or, better yet, a thriver?

Health IT Innovation? Not Without Open Platforms

Health IT Innovation? Not Without Open Platforms

When will provider organizations demand open platforms to unleash health IT innovations for patients and providers? 

Department of Defense EHR System Goes Commercial, Not Necessarily Proprietary

Department of Defense EHR System Goes Commercial, Not Necessarily Proprietary

Department of Defense EHR system goes commercial as the DoD moves forward with the intent to acquire a commercial EHR solution.

What Is The Opposite Of Health IT Return On Investment

What Is The Opposite Of Health IT Return On Investment?

A question: What is the opposite of health IT return on investment? The answer: Unintended financial consequences, or UFCs, for short.

For hospitals on the edge, Health IT is the tipping point

For Hospitals on the Edge, Health IT is the Tipping Point

“No aspect of health IT entails as much uncertainty as the magnitude of its potential benefits.”

Open Platforms Are the Key to Health IT Interoperability

Open Platforms Are the Key to Health IT Interoperability

Dr. Edmund Billing describes why open platforms are the key to health IT interoperability and how APIs are starting to become a reality in healthcare.

Department of Defense EHR System Goes Commercial, Not Necessarily Proprietary

Is Health IT Interoperability In the Nature of Healthcare?

Edmund Billings, MD explains how the lack of health IT interoperability  is a flawed business model that stifles innovation and the benefits of open APIs. 

Department of Defense EHR System Goes Commercial, Not Necessarily Proprietary

It’s the EHR System, Stupid: Reversing the Law of Unintended Consequences

Edmund Billings, MD, explores the recent Rand Report results  and discusses reversing the law of unintended consequences of the EHR system

Is Healthcare IT In A Dysfunctional Relationship with Healthcare

Is Healthcare IT In A Dysfunctional Relationship with Healthcare?

Is Healthcare IT In A Dysfunctional Relationship with Healthcare?  Dr. Billings explores the RAND Report’s recent findings on the performance of healthcare IT

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