EHR Scope Q&A With Justin Barnes of Greenway Medical Technologies

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What is your history with Greenway?

I have been with Greenway for over seven years as the Vice President of Marketing, Corporate Development and Government Affairs. My other major title is Chairmen Emeritus of the EHR Association.

When I graduated, I went to work for HBO & Company.  They merged in 1999 with McKesson.   After working at HBO & Co., four associates and I left to form Healinx.  McKesson later acquired Healinx and renamed it RelayHealth. I was not active in the organization at that time, but I was a shareholder.  McKesson RelayHealth is much larger today.

That brings me up to my present position.  Greenway has grown fairly substantially while I have been present, so it has been a wonderful opportunity. Continue reading: EHR Scope Q&A With Justin Barnes of Greenway Medical Technologies

Health Information Technology Beyond U.S. Borders

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The impact of ARRA and the HITECH Act has created a flurry of activity around EHR adoption in the U.S. However, the benefits of EHR technology could extend well beyond this country’s borders, having a significant global impact.

Global health is an issue worth considering. Does anyone remember that little thing called the Bird Flu? We need to think bigger: How can health technology and EHR systems integrate beyond our borders to improve public and global health? Well, the University of Indiana is working on answering this tough question.

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