When it comes to efforts to facilitate widespread data exchange, is the industry bleeding, or are we reaching a point where we can simply allow for healing? Bob Cash of KLAS explores this big question.
Chuck Christian speaks candidly about why “the jury is still out” on FHIR, the toughest component of interoperability, and why he decided to leave the CIO role.
If we really want to understand ‘health information exchange’ – the verb, not the noun – we must realize that they all aren’t created equal, and that some are delivering what clinicians actually need, says Chuck Christian.
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.
When it comes to population health, the biggest issue organizations like Fort Drum face is data access, says CIO Corey Zeigler, who talks about what his team is doing to present clinicians with “the most complete picture.”