Publications and Presentations

"Electronic Health Records: A Global Perspective, A White Paper by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's Global Enterprise Task Force which investigated EHR implementation in 30 countries over a 3 year period, Walter W. Wieners, Co-Chair (HIMSS, September 2010).

"Electronic Health Records: A Global Perspective, " A White Paper by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's Global Enterprise Task Force which investigated EHR implementation in 15 countries over a year period, Walter W. Wieners, Co-Chair (HIMSS, August 2008. 123 pages).

Wieners, Walter, "Going Global: Delivering Healthcare Services in a Flat World," Commentary, Frontiers of Health Science Management, December, 2007.­ Walter W. Wieners, Fellow, HIMSS

Wieners, Walter W., "The Global Perspective" In: Marion J. Ball, EdD., Harold P. Lehmann, MD, PhD., et.al., Editors. Aspects of Electronic Health Record Systems- Second Edition. New York: Springer, Inc, April, 2006.

Ball, Marion J., Ed.D. Wieners, Walter W., "Experts Corner: Spanning the Globe" Healthcare Informatics, Minneapolis, MN. April, 2006.

Ball, Marion J., Ed.D. Wieners, Walter W., "Nurses: Critical Members of the IT Team" Healthcare Informatics, Minneapolis, MN. February, 2006.

Wieners, Walter, "EHR Implementations: Lessons From Abroad" iHealthBeat, California HealthCare Foundation, December 9, 2004.

Marion J. Ball, EdD, Dave Garets, Walter W. Wieners, et.al., "International Survey of the Electronic Health Record: Different Approaches, Universal Lessons" Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2003.

Peter Boland, Karen L. White, Walter W. Wieners and John W. Peabody, "A Boost to Service and Quality: California addresses the ills of healthcare with selective technology investments" Healthcare Informatics, October 2003.

Wieners, Walter, "Information Technology Innovations: Learning from Abroad" iHealthBeat, California HealthCare Foundation, December, 2002.

Wieners, Walter W., Volume Editor, "Global Health Care Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to the Regions, Trends, and Opportunities Shaping the International Health Arena" Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons book, December 2000.

Board of Advisors, "The Directions and Alignment of Global Health Care Systems" The Compass Report, The Zitter Group, 1999.

Advisor, "Global Healthcare Report" Fujisawa Pharmaceutical, 1999.

Advisor, "Global Health Care Systems" Astra USA, Inc., 1999.

Wieners, Walter, "Strategic Investments Abroad" Healthcare Informatics, February, 1999.

Wieners, Walter, "When Opportunity Knocks" Healthcare Informatics, August, 1998.

Wieners, Walter, "Global Opportunities in Managed Care" Healthcare Informatics, July, 1997.

Selected Presentations by Walter W. Wieners

"The Affordable Care Act: What to Expect During 2015," Wieners, Walter, Plexis Healthcare Systems Inc., Users Conference, Ashland, Oregon, September, 2014.

"White Paper Findings: HIMSS Global Enterprise Task Force," Wieners, Walter, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Science Informatics, Baltimore, November 16, 2007.

"Electronic Health Records: Global Lessons," Ball, Marion, Li, Yu-Chuan, Wieners, Walter, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, November 13, 2007.

"Health Information Technology: Challenges on Five Continents," Ball, Marion, Wieners, Walter, Haux, Bemmel, Jan van, Reinhold, Giokas, Dennis, Marin, Heimar, F., Tresling, John, Gerdin, Ulla, MEDINFO 2007, Brisbane, Australia, August 22, 2007.

"National EHR Programs Trigger Transformational Change: Develop Your Approach to Overcoming Program Road Blocks," Wieners, Walter, Hyatt, Susan, Mottram, Phil, Workshop, MEDINFO 2007, Brisbane, Australia, August 20, 2007.

"Global EHR Program Comparisons," Arnold, Steve, Wieners, Walter, et. al., Roundtable, HIMSS Annual Conference, New Orleans, February 28, 2007.

 "Lessons Learned from Implementing EHRs Abroad: Australia's HealthConnect" The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Science Informatics, 16 June 2006

"Lessons from Abroad: National Electronic Medical Record Programs" The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Divison of Health Science Informatics, 8 April 2005

"Global Health Care Markets: Regions, Trends and Opportunities Shaping the International Health Arena" 6th World Congress of Nurse Anesthetists

"e-Health Managed Care Challenges and Solutions" Summit on International Managed Care Trends" IBM Global Healthcare Workshop



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