Tim Roberts

With almost 20 years experience assisting healthcare organizations to effectively use information technology, Tim is experienced in IT strategic planning, electronic health records, CPOE, ARRA/HITECH, meaningful use, health information exchanges and large-scale project management.

Blogs from this Author

Is your EHR due for its check up??

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) continue at the center of the National debate on improving quality of care and stemming the tide of rising healthcare costs. Providers are heavily invested in EHRs and their investments continue to rise dramatically. However, inspite of the huge investments being made, organizations do not seek regular check ups and ‘second’ […]

Meaningful Use, Getting some real usefulness for your organization

Ok, we have all been hearing, reading and discussing Meaningful Use for over a year now. ARRA this, HITECH that, I’m sure everyone is ready for a change. However it doesn’t look like it will be going away any time soon (if ever), so the real question is how does your organization get real value […]

Three keys to HIE Sustainability

Billions of dollars are being granted, gifted, and invested in Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across the country. A previous Commonwealth Study that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine estimated $178 billion will be needed to create regional and national networks. With all that said, very few Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have achieved a business/operating […]