David J. Hartzband

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Forrester Research is an independent technology and market research company that provides advice about technology's impact on business and consumers. The California HealthCare Foundation, based in Oakland, is an independent philanthropy committed to improving California's health care delivery and financing systems. Formed in 1996, our goal is to ensure that(More)
electronic copies of this thesis document in whole or in part in any medium now known of hereafter created. ABSTRACT This thesis is a study on the adoption of cloud computing in healthcare information technology industry. It provides a guideline for people who are trying to bring cloud computing into healthcare information systems through the use of a(More)
Working Paper Series Abstract: Few studies have focused on productivity in healthcare, let alone in ambulatory healthcare. Measurement of productivity in various healthcare segments has generally shown that productivity has either decreased (over some time period) or has increased more slowly than in other industry segments. This study shows that labor(More)
BACKGROUND As payment reforms shift healthcare reimbursement toward value-based payment programs, providers need the capability to work with data of greater complexity, scope and scale. This will in many instances necessitate a change in understanding of the value of data, and the types of data needed for analysis to support operations and clinical(More)
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