Yearly Archives: 2010

DESC Comes of Age

By Stephen Harper, Intel’s global director of environment and energy policy With the re-launch of our website, the Intel-founded Digital Energy Solutions Campaign (DESC) celebrates two years of growth and progress. DESC was founded two years ago by Intel and … Read more >

EHRs: Healthy Relationships, Not Health Records

It’s been eleven years since my Intel colleague, John Sherry, and I first did some fieldwork studying physician practices and hospitals that were in the throes of choosing, installing, and/or experiencing EHRs (electronic health records) for the first time. Most … Read more >

Intel Testifies on Privacy Bills

Yesterday, Intel’s global privacy officer, David Hoffman, testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on H.R. 5777, the BEST PRACTICES Act of 2010, introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush, and a discussion draft, released by Reps. Boucher and Stearns, … Read more >

My Opinion: E-Care Is Ethical, Effective, and Economical Care

I make it a general rule not to discuss Intel’s products in this blog, and in so doing, have erred on the side of rarely even mentioning our Intel® Health Guide. Which also means that I haven’t been able to … Read more >

Intel Releases Global Digital Infrastructure Vision Paper

By David Hoffman, Intel’s director of security policy and global privacy officer Today, Intel is releasing a strategic vision paper outlining our recommendations for policies needed to further the development of the Global Digital Infrastructure (GDI). Intel is committed to … Read more >

Moore’s Law, Less Carbon – Energy Efficiency Leadership in Texas

By John Skinner, Director of Development and Policy Support, Intel Eco-Technology Right: Intel’s Drew Peterson and Brian Dietrich present award to Representative Anchia An area of concern for many policy makers is the significant amount of energy waste in the … Read more >

National Lab Day: Bringing Innovation in Math & Science to the Classroom

By Peter Cleveland, vice president of legal and corporate affairs and director of Global Public Policy Today marks the celebration of National Lab Day, a nationwide initiative which seeks to connect scientists, engineers and other professionals with teachers and K-12 … Read more >

Testimony to Senate Aging Committee: National e-Care Plan Needed Now

This week, almost 6 years to the day of giving similar testimony to the same Senate Special Subcommittee on Aging, I had the opportunity on behalf of the Continua Health Alliance ( to reflect on the persistent barriers that prevent … Read more >

“Think Big” as We Engage Patients & Families in a Healthcare System for the 21st Century

Next week is an “Eric Goes to Washington” adventure, where I have the honor of testifying before the Senate Special Committee on Aging about “aging-in-place” technologies and policies. I also have the great opportunity to testify before the Health IT … Read more >