Megan Williams

Megan Williams has over a decade of experience working in healthcare IT environments. She has B.S. in Hospital Administration from the University of Central Florida and an MBA in International Business from Florida Atlantic University. She also provides healthcare content strategy at LocutusHealth.com.

ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS

  • Advice To EHR Vendors From Allscripts President Drive Value By Focusing On Interoperability, APIs
    Advice To EHR Vendors From Allscripts President Drive Value By Focusing On Interoperability, APIs

    Allscripts President Rick Poulton believes EHR vendors are missing out by focusing on regulations and instead should focus on other factors in response to Meaningful Use coming to a close. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  • UC Health Awarded Stage 7 Status By HIMSS
    UC Health Awarded Stage 7 Status By HIMSS

    University of Cincinnati Medical Center reaches top EMR Adoption Model. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  • mHealth Security Finds An Answer From Hearing Aids
    mHealth Security Finds An Answer From Hearing Aids

    mHealth’s numerous security challenges could possibly be addressed by Near Field Magnet Induction technology used for years in hearing aids and pacemakers.

  • FHIR Charges Ahead Into Healthcare
    FHIR Charges Ahead Into Healthcare

    It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on FHIR, but not because HL7 hasn’t been busy.

  • Are You Ready For The Telehealth Shift Into mHealth?
    Are You Ready For The Telehealth Shift Into mHealth?

    Telehealth has always been about extending the reach of medicine closer to where patients are, so perhaps it should be no surprise that the future of telehealth is starting lean toward another healthcare trend — mHealth.

  • 8 Mid-year HIT Trends To Watch
    8 Mid-year HIT Trends To Watch

    Trend lists can seem like a complete waste of your time as a vendor, but don’t jump to any conclusions — your clients are on the same Internet you are, working to stay on top of the cutting-edge conversation in healthcare. So, while many lists can seem like the same information regurgitated for the umpteenth time, what they really contain are clues to key topics that are top-of-mind for your clients.

  • Care Management Solutions Present Growing Opportunities For Vendors
    Care Management Solutions Present Growing Opportunities For Vendors

    As healthcare continues to transition to a more results-driven era, smart VARs will want to stay on top of the changes. Care management solutions are looking to be one of the most promising areas of opportunity, an expectation supported by a Markets and Markets report.

  • Data Breach Affecting 59K Announced By Ohio Mental Health Department
    Data Breach Affecting 59K Announced By Ohio Mental Health Department

    The Ohio Department Of Mental Health And Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has announced a wide-reaching breach to affected patients. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  • Blockchain And Big Data: A Solution To Healthcare’s Biggest Problem
    Blockchain And Big Data: A Solution To Healthcare’s Biggest Problem

    Even as Big Data has ushered in excited conversations around a future shaped by population health and predictive analytics, the healthcare industry continues to struggle with challenges around interoperability, data silos, security, and other concerns. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  • OIG Finds 129 Medicare Security Gaps
    OIG Finds 129 Medicare Security Gaps

    The OIG, the nation’s largest office dedicated to combatting waste and fraud within HHS programs, has released its review of Medicare contractors for fiscal year 2014. While some improvements were found, overall, most contractors have room for growth.

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