We’ve seen several solutions thrown at the interoperability problem, including HL7, Interface Engines, and CommonWell, but are we any closer to achieving the holy grail of data sharing?
If we really want to get to the heart of the great interoperability debate, we have to start by looking at the financial perspectives of the different parties involved, say Vince Ciotti and Elise Ames.
I’ve had so many mentors in my career it would be hard to list them all in simple a blog entry, but here goes. If I’ve learned anything in my 40-plus years in the business, it was under the guidance and tutelage of so many people who helped me along the way, most notably Mike Mulhall, SMS’ VP of Installations […]
We lost a great one last week: Dick Schopp, a 50-year veteran of the HIS industry, who died after a protracted illness. Dick’s career spanned almost our entire industry: • Director of IS at Magee Women’s Hospital in PIttsburgh • Director of R&D at the Indianapolis Hospital Development Association • Regional Sales Manager for McDonnell […]
Dear HIS Pros, After Cerner’s outage last week, I’m not sure if “Cloud Computing” is right for us. Can you break down this issue? How do we decide whether to process in-house versus remotely? What’s the impact on large versus small hospitals? HIS Pros response: Let’s start with the semantics to make sure we are […]