Fred Bazzoli is a skilled reporter who has written for respected publications such as Modern Healthcare, MedTech Publishing and Health Data Management. Unfortunately, Health Data Management’s publisher shuttered the property in February 2020.
Through a set of unexpected events, Health Data Management has been revived and will now operate as a not-for-profit publication called HDMgroup, where Fred will serve as the chief content officer and editor-in-chief. Look Left’s Davida Dinerman talked to Fred Bazzoli about the new venture, what readers should expect, and his thoughts on some pressing healthcare data topics.
01:11 - On the demise of the original Health Data Management and its rebirth as a not-for-profit publication in 2021.
02:37 - HDM will be more forward-looking than the original publication.
04:31 - The new HDM will feature writers well known in the healthcare industry and contributed content.
05:17 - HDM will explore topics that will affect the healthcare industry in the years to come, like electronic health records (EHR).
07:53 - HDM will also explore the impact of cybersecurity on healthcare.
08:49 - Fred shares his thoughts on organizations having an impact on healthcare data processes.
11:08 - As with all new regulations, Fred believes compliance to the 21st Century Cures Act will take time.
11:36 - Tech giants can impact healthcare today, but what the future holds is still undefined.
12:43 - The pandemic has resulted in the acceleration of certain kinds of patient care, specifically telehealth.
16:50 - What Fred would be doing if he weren’t in journalism.