Dan Bowman

Biography for Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman serves as senior editor of all of Fierce's Health IT publications (FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcareFierceEMR and FierceMedicalImaging), and contributes to Fierce's other healthcare publications. Prior to joining FierceMarkets in 2008, Dan worked as a sports copy editor for several newspapers, including the Washington Post and the Washington Times. He's a huge basketball fan (playing and watching), religiously follows the Knicks and loves a good book. He's based at FierceMarkets' main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at dbowman@fiercemarkets.com. You can also follow his tweets @FierceHealthIT and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Dan Bowman

New Jersey hospital seeks authority to discontinue life support for certain patients

In a case that could have far-reaching implications, a New Jersey hospital has asked a three-judge appellate panel to hear its case on whether the hospital has the authority to discontinue life

Sebelius, Cornyn share different views on healthcare reform at AHA's annual meeting

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) agree that "volume over value" is a concept that needs to be reversed in hospitals throughout America. But how

Boeing medical home pilot cuts healthcare costs 20 percent, improves care

Employer-based access to a personalized healthcare team 24 hours a day, seven days a week could be a new wave in patient care, if a pilot program recently completed by a Puget Sound, Wash., branch of

Medical TV shows help to facilitate ethics discussions in the classroom

Just how unrealistic are medical shows like ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and Fox's "House"? According to a study in April's Journal of Medical Ethics, extremely. "Researchers analyzed 50 episodes of the

Survey: Health executives not optimistic about reform's impact

Increased patient demands for services, which will likely increase the demand for health professionals overall, have a majority of healthcare executives saying they're less than optimistic about

Temple U. Hospital receiving a lot of complaints in wake of nurse's strike

While a flood of complaints have been made about Temple University Hospital since 1,500 nurses and allied workers began a strike on March 31, it doesn't appear as if a whole lot can be done to remedy

Washington nurse who barred woman from seeing her dying partner cleared of wrongdoing

Not even a week after President Obama mandated hospital visitation rights for gays, a nurse in King County, Wash., who kept a lesbian from seeing her dying partner in the hospital hours before the

Higher nurse-to-patient ratios would reduce patient deaths, study concludes

Patient deaths would decrease noticably if more states adopted California's nurse-to-patient ratios, according to a new study published in Health Services Research. California's 2004 mandate

Hospital fined $100,000 for infection control lapses related to meningitis patient

An Oakland, Calif.-based hospital has been hit with a $101,000 fine by the state's OSHA regulators for failing to implement safety precautions before and after treating a patient diagnosed with

Doctors slam Blue Shield's physician rating system: 'Serious and disturbing flaws'

A new physician-rating system co-created by Blue Shield of California and the Pacific Business Group on Heath (PBGH) set to go public June 1 has drawn the ire of the California Medical Association.