For healthcare organizations, the goal isn’t just to provide clinicians with useful data, but to provide it easily and quickly, says Chuck Christian, who talks about how IHIE is trying to facilitate that.
Physician champions play a critical role in driving EHR adoption in any setting, but particularly in behavioral health, says Jennifer D’Angelo, who talks about how her team is working to improve usability.
One of the most important components of Christiana Care’s population health strategy is the use of embedded care managers who can access data in real time, says Terri Steinberg.
The “health highway” of seamless interoperability is as much a work in progress as any national network, says Sue Schade, reflecting on how far health IT has come in the past decade and a half.
For Indiana Health Information Exchange, it all comes down to one core task: giving physicians information they don’t have – and not forcing them to look for it, says Chuck Christian.