Liz Boehm

Research Director, Experience Innovation Network, part of Vocera

Liz Boehm is director of research at Vocera. Her life’s work is to restore dignity and respect to the healthcare experience. She has an extensive healthcare background including 15 years as leader of global healthcare research at Forrester Research. Her work focused on patient and consumer behavior, delivery and payment system management, and the role of technology in helping to transform healthcare. This experience made her a national expert on experience transformation. Liz began her career by working as a Peace Corps volunteer in a health center in rural West Africa. Through professional and volunteer work in hospitals, she’s developed a profound respect for the dedication of the doctors, nurses, and staff who commit their lives to caring, as well as the courage of patients who survive and thrive as a result of their combined efforts. Liz holds a B.A. in women’s and gender studies from Amherst College.
Articles by Liz Boehm

NHIT Week 2019: Creating Healthy Communities with Technology

U.S. National Health IT Week celebrates the essential role of health IT in transforming health and healthcare in the US. This year the week’s theme focuses on applying information and technology to support healthy communities.

Technology has tremendous potential to transform the health…

Enhancing Care with Technology
NHIT Week 2019

Elevating Humanity in Technology Decisions

Technology gets a bad rap in healthcare. A lot of that is earned. 

Doctors in ambulatory care spend roughly two hours on EHR and desk work for every hour of patient care – and that’s before they spend another one-to-two hours at home.Nurses…

Enhancing Care with Technology
Elevating Humanity in Technology Decisions

The Intersection of Technology and Humanity

Technology is often positioned as the antithesis of humanity. Technology can’t feel, can’t think, and can’t acknowledge the nuances or emotions of the humans who interact with it. Technology is sometimes introduced to replace humans – as ATMs and self-service banking websites have obviated the…

Enhancing Care with Technology
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