About the author

John Lynn John Lynn
John Lynn is the editor and founder of the nationally renowned blog network HealthcareScene.com. The Healthcare Scene network currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles. These Healthcare IT-related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. Healthcare Scene recently added Health IT-focused career resources HealthcareITCentral.com and HealthcareITToday.com to the network. John also co-founded two companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and was an advisor to the recently acquired docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs, can be found on LinkedIn and on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit.

We face a big challenge in healthcare. A doctor's success is largely not dependent on the quality of care they provide a patient.

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Crafting a Healthcare Records Retention Policy in the New Electronic World

A healthcare provider’s records retention policy used to be determined by state record retention laws or the organization’s own culture. Generally speaking, risk-averse organizations would shred old paper charts as soon as state laws allowed it. Rural and research organizations, on the other hand, were more likely to make the […]

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Improving the Quality of Health Data in an Organization

The following are several steps healthcare organizations can take to improve the quality of health data within their systems.

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Healthcare Data Quality and Integrity: Risks and Rewards for Medical Providers

Many organizations run into the following issues around healthcare data quality and integrity: mismatched or duplicate patient records and low-quality.

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Health IT in 2016: Waves of Data on the Horizon

health it in 2016 Looking forward to the healthcare landscape in 2016, there is an impending explosion of information. Healthcare is already a data-rich...

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