Month: November 2015

Is Medical Cybersecurity a Victim of The Skills Gap?

Make no mistake, a skills gap has always existed between what employers want and the skills that employees bring into the company or industry; the difference is in how employers are responding to that gap.

Sunshine in Medicine

Setting aside the disgusting reaction that Dr. Wen received, her TEDMed talk does bring up some valid points that many in the medical field are ashamed to admit, based on the violent reaction to Dr. Wen's transparency pledge.

Practicing Gratitude

In honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday tomorrow in the United States, I thought I'd change up my usual Webinar Wednesday post and write instead about something that should be our focus all year round, not just this week: Practicing Gratitude.

The Intersection of Usability and Security

Information security has been omnipresent in the technology world for decades now. But as anyone who has ever worked in an environment where data was locked down, the weakest link in your security system isn't your network...its your users. How do these two things, security and usability, intersect?

Finding Mentors In a Transition

For those of us who are seeking to transition into a new career sector, there are added challenges to seeking a mentor. Where is advice that we can use as we navigate this tricky stage in our career development?

Healthcare IT is NOT Ready for Baby Boomers

Healthcare IT News asks if Healthcare IT is ready for the Baby Boomers. In my opinion, Healthcare IT is in no way, shape or form ready for the Baby Boomers, either today or five years from now.

Combating Stress Before It Strikes

They say that knowing is half of the battle, but with stress it often seems like it doesn't matter whether or not you know the stress is coming; there isn't a lot you can do about it before it arrives to try to mitigate its effects. Or is there?

Creating Accountability Without Creating Bureaucracy

Typical business practice has tried to achieve accountability using three methods...three methods that are doomed to failure because they are really doing the exact opposite of what you are trying to accomplish.

Why I Love Microlearning

Microlearning also happens to be a trend right now in the e-learning world for several reasons.

The Challenge of Doing It All

Interoperability is one of the biggest challenges of healthcare IT...but is technology up to the task?