Martin Sizemore

Enterprise Architect with specialized skills in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Consultant and a trusted advisor to Chief Executive Officers, COOs, CIOs and senior managers for global multi-national companies and healthcare organizations. Deep industry experience as a consultant in manufacturing, healthcare and financial services industries. Broad knowledge of IBM hardware and software offerings with numerous certifications and recognitions from IBM including On-Demand Computing and SOA Advisor. Experienced with Microsoft general software products and architecture, including Sharepoint and SQL Server. Deep technical skills in system integration, system and software selection, data architecture, data warehousing and infrastructure design including virtualization.

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In Healthcare Connectivity Is Not Collaboration

In Healthcare, Connectivity Is Not Collaborating

Interoperability between different electronic health record (EHR) systems is one of the most important requirements that hospitals and physicians must meet as they prepare their systems for attestation in Meaningful Use Stage 2. However, let’s examine the real goals of interoperability within healthcare: 1) To make sure “information follows the patient regardless of geographic, organizational, […]

There is no easy out with BI

No Easy Outs in Healthcare BI, but a New Approach

When you played baseball as a youngster, and stepped into the batter’s box, the last thing you wanted to be was an “easy out”. Ironically, today many healthcare organizations are looking for the “easy out” to rapidly develop the business intelligence reporting needed to address regulatory reporting demands, population health management and chronic condition management, […]

Beyond the BI Strategy: 4 Steps to ROI

Beyond the BI Strategy: 4 Steps to ROI

In a recent issue of PC Today (www.pctoday.com), there was a quote by Cindi Howson of BI Scorecard that really stuck in my mind: “There are far too many cases of companies having good data, good tools, but a culture that’s a barrier to using that data for action.” Frequently, outside consultants are brought into […]

A Blueprint for managing drug shortages

A Blueprint for Managing Drug Shortages

In April 2014, I read a startling article that the United States was importing salt water, saline, from Norway due to a shortage in the United States1. Bags of saline solution are one of the most common items used in modern healthcare and that is why it is amazing that American doctors have been facing […]

Medication Management: 3 Important Safety Tips

Medication Management: 3 Important Safety Tips

One of the hot healthcare topics at health plans this year has been medication therapy management. Hopefully, you have had the drill with your primary care physician of listing the medications that you are taking and discussing the impact of one medication on another for you as a patient. Having said that, I have heard […]

Heartbleed – How we can Reduce the Security Threat in Healthcare

The Heartbleed bug is causing some real heart palpitations in the healthcare community (sorry for the pun), regardless of whether your organization is a health plan, a health provider or both. That’s according to Phil Lerner, chief information security officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who, on a scale from 1 to 10, ranks […]

Population Health: Informatics for Clinical Decision Flow & Costs

At the Fourteenth Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia, Perficient’s own Lesli Adams, MPA, took the stage with Sanjay Udoshi, MD and Brady Davis to present “Shared Accountability: How Informatics and Data for Clinical Decision Workflow engages Consumers on the Quality/Cost Equation.” This Mini Summit presentation was sponsored by Oracle Health Sciences and Perficient. The kick-off […]

Terry O'Rourke Presentation

Population Health: Getting the Process Right

It was a privilege to attend the Fourteenth Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia starting on a snowy St. Patrick’s Day. One of my favorite sessions on Monday afternoon was led by Terry O’Rourke, MD who postponed his celebration of the holiday to present “Managing Populations: The Role of a Large Health System.” CHE Trinity as […]

Can you predict my future? Predictive analytics at #HIMSS14

While my interest is always in the convergence of technology like the Internet of Things and healthcare IT, the role of sensors in managing health and wellness is just exploding. “The most popular device functionality in the wearable tech market is heart rate monitoring, with nearly 12 million such devices shipped in 2013. Pedometers and […]

A Love Letter to Meaningful Use – #HIMSS14

It seems appropriate on Valentine’s Day to write love letters. This is my letter of adoration to Meaningful Use. In the past, I have written about how much time and productivity is wasted in the average physician’s office handling phone calls about prescription refills. My physician’s office has successfully implemented their EMR software, and the […]

Identity and the Internet of Things – Lessons for Healthcare

Attending Dreamforce in San Francisco last month, I was reminded of an article I read in All Things Digital about the role of Identity and the Internet of Things. Apparently Marc Benioff, salesforce.com’s CEO, mentioned during a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Technology Conference, that Phillips, the electronics company long known […]

Are you really listening to your patients?

If the pressure to obtain and implement Customer Relationship Management software by healthcare organizations is any indication, decision makers are recognizing the increasing importance of consumer knowledge in the race to improve patient satisfaction scores. Indeed, today, patient insights can lead healthcare organizations to their best opportunities for growth and restoration of profitability far more […]

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