If the industry is going to move toward value-based care, we have to start connecting “in a more robust manner,” says Cletis Earle, who shares his thoughts on what it will take to achieve integration, why diversity is so critical, and the common thread among all CIOs.
Despite what some may say, interoperability isn’t free – not by a long shot. But the value that comes from physicians having the data they need, when they need it is immeasurable, says Chuck Christian.
The EHR usability issues that affect clinicians run much deeper than simply not liking how screens are set up, according to KLAS, which has found that technology often makes care providers feel “powerless.”
Implementing an EHR system can often feel like a marathon – especially when two organizations make the decision to share a single instance. But the end result is well worth the effort, says CIO Chuck Podesta.
Between possible ACA repeals, storms, and the lack of an HHS Secretary, it’s been a difficult time to get the ear of politicians, but CHIIME’s team is forging ahead to advocate for cybersecurity, interoperability, and telehealth.