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“The night is dark and full of terrors.”
Digital health developers looking at integration

I come to you in this newsletter to bring you a tale of legendary proportions, an epic fantasy with a vast array of characters of dubious backgrounds…


How to end the fax (!) in healthcare and solve all our problems (!!)

Originally posted on Substack in May, now reposted here.

Hey interop fam, today’s the day for a rant and some raw and unadulterated metaphor. I’ll take you on a ride as we explore why legacy standards…


A full health tech multimedia blast from the not at all distant past

Note: This is a repost of the original Substack article. Recommend reading/subscribing over there, but not going to keep you from

🚨Short Piece Alert🚨

In an effort to:

* provide consistent content to you, the people, hungry…


The future of consumer healthcare and sequel to Crystal Skull borrows heavily from our stories already told in financial technology

The Personal Health Record is a healthcare holy grail for many. The utopian vision of patients fully in control of their health data plays to the individualism inherent to the…


The rising class of digital health provider organization are starting small, but may unlock the future of healthcare’s least favorite software

Check out full article here.

To E(HR), or not to E(HR), that is the question:

Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer

The slings and arrows of outrageous…


Choo choo, all aboard for healthcare’s utilities problem

Healthcare in the US has…some problems. It’s an industry where incentives are misaligned, where the patient/provider/payer triangle is heavily tilted against the patient, and where the debt-fueled arms race for expansion and growth forces an unparalleled upward trajectory of prices. …


A tale of vaccines and public health

Given Medium’s penchant for hiding good content behind paywalls and general trends, I’ve moved all my writing over to a personal Substack. I’ll still be posting copies of the content here.

The vaccine is coming. Unless you happen to live under a rock…


HL7 is nothing but a conversation over a cup of coffee

Integration is a technical topic. At Redox (and at most healthcare technology companies), we’re surrounded by acronym soup, wading through HTTPS, JSON, REST, SAML, and HCOs. …


This post represents a deep dive into how trust between different parties affects healthcare systems integration, dovetailing off of an initial Twitter thread.

Nope, not creepy at all.

Integration and interoperability are mission-critical to many companies and applications in the healthcare space. The advent of the electronic health record (EHR) has created data hubs around…


Will a healthcare vendor finally make the jump to technology titan?

Staring at the computer screen, Dr. Billy Ruben sighed. Line after line of the dozens of lab tests cluttered his screen, not unreadable but certainly unwieldy. …

Brendan Keeler

Healthcare integration and interoperability advocate. Language learner. Fierce and unrelenting friend of dogs.

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