I'm Chris Giancola, MBA, and senior project manager
         for Tufts Medical Center.
I've created this web site to share my professional
         thoughts and most recent publications in the healthcare information technology industry.
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  Recent Quotes and Publications

http://www.ihealthbeat.org/ My colleague, Jane Metzger, and I were asked to comment on the importance of patient portals and their healthcare implications in iHealthBeat, a health information technology publication.
http://www.ahima.org/ The American Health Information Management Association quoted me in their March 2013 edition on health information exchanges and the futures of public and private exchanges. (appears on page 26)
http://www.advanceweb.com/ I was asked by ADVANCE for Health Information Technology Professionals to contribute a guest blog entry on the Office of the Inspector General's assessment of the ONC's oversight of the EHR incentive program. This is what I wrote for them.
http://www.informationweek.com/ With the election over, and the current healthcare reform initiatives ensured, I spoke with InformationWeek magazine about ONC's recommendations for Stage 3 of Meaningful Use of electronic health records.
http://www.informationweek.com/ I talked with InformationWeek magazine about the biggest challenges that providers face in meeting meaningful use's Stage 2 objectives.
http://www.advanceweb.com/ A guest blog entry I wrote for ADVANCE magazine (over 430,000 readers per month) where I describe three ways that the ONC gets HIE right in Stage 2.
http://www.cmio.net/ An interview I gave to CMIO magazine in May of 2012 where I talk about Stage 2 of Meaningful Use.
http://healthcareledger.com/ An article I wrote for Healthcare Ledger magazine where I describe why healthcare providers should care about health information exchanges.
http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/ An interview in HealthLeaders magazine where I talk about the next 5 years in HIT and a whitepaper I wrote about health information exchanges.
http://www.xmradio.com/ http://www.xmradio.com/ An appearance on Sirius/XM's ReachMD channel discussing rural health information technology and broadband. (starts at 12min, 15sec)
http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/ A case study I wrote on Health Insurance Exchanges, published by HealthNewsDigest.com
http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/ A quote in an article on the use of broadband in rural health practices, published by the American Medical Association.
  Thoughts, comments, or suggestions? E-mail me at: chris.giancola@gmail.com