The good news? Healthcare organizations are embracing new paradigms when it comes to care management. The bad news? The solutions available today are falling short, says Joe Van De Graaff of KLAS.
With patients becoming more engaged in their care, image exchange is no longer taking a backseat, says KLAS’ Monique Rasband, putting the onus on vendors to become more innovative and flexible.
There’s nothing easy about facilitating the exchange of data and presenting it to clinicians in a usable way, but it is possible, says Chuck Christian, who talks about how the Indiana HIE has been able to thrive.
One might think that hospitals are no longer looking to purchase or switch EMRs. Of course, one would be wrong.
It’s doesn’t have to be a battle of the sexes, says CIO Bill Rieger, who believes a leader’s focus should be on achieving and ensuring an environment where every individual – male and female – has an opportunity to grow and develop.