Mike Farahbakhshian

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Mike Farahbakhshian was a mild mannered Health Information Technologist until one day he was accidentally exposed to a blast of gamma radiation. Now, whenever he becomes angry, Mike bursts from his clothing to become a giant, green, monster. Since health interoperability angers him often, he usually stays in this form. In this monstrous, virescent shape, he travels the land with his sidekick Sprout, offering people canned vegetables at reasonable prices. When not in hulk form, Mike serves By Light as Associate VP for Healthcare Business Development. He can be reached at mike.farahbakhshian@bylight.com. His duties include corporate growth, smashing things and walking down a deserted highway while sad piano music plays…

Sniff Test: Busting Health IT Myths (Part 1)

In this month’s article, Mike digs through a bunch of BS and puts to rest a persistent Health IT myth. Watch and wonder as...

Prop Culture: Ten Simple Rules to Survive Busy Season

Meaningless Use: The Lighter Side of Health IT By Mike Farahbakhshian In this article, Mike Farahbakhshian won’t tell you how to make it big during proposal season,...

Meaningless Use: The Lighter Side of Health IT – March 2018:...

  By Mike Farahbakhshian March 2018: B-Side In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian refuses to beat the HIMSS horse any further, and instead focuses on over-the-horizon changes to...

February 2018: Optimist Prime

In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian decides to abandon the doom and gloom of previous months and focus on the brighter side of Innovation...

2018: A Health IT Odyssey

In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian returns from a month off to find… well, this. His response is to gird his loins and prepare...

Meaningless Use: The Lighter Side of Health IT: Wear and Tear

By Mike Farahbakhshian In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian shares his midlife crisis with you, with ruminations on aging, legacy technology, and why “new &...

DHIT-Faced: One Man’s Sober Reflections on The Defense Health IT Symposium

By Mike Farahbakshian In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian abstains at DHITS to deliver his take-aways from all the morning sessions you were too hung...

Cernering the Market

By Mike Farahbakshian In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian lets his OCD get the best of him, and explores all the overlooked effects and loose ends...

An Immodest Proposal

By Mike Farahbakhshian Editor’s Note: In this month’s article, Mike Farahbakhshian lets his position as a thought leader in the Health IT community go to...