Tim Zoph, Chair, KLAS Interoperability Measurement Advisory Team, Chapter 2

What lessons can the health IT industry take from the Meaningful Use measures when developing an interoperability framework? Focus on the complete care picture and not just technical aspects, says Tim Zoph.

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Tim Zoph, Chair, KLAS Interoperability Measurement Advisory Team, Chapter 1

A year after KLAS held its initial Cornerstone Summit, what has been accomplished? Quite a bit, says Tim Zoph, who shares learnings from the initial interoperability survey and discusses what needs to happen next.

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Stopping the Bleeding

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.

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Chuck Christian, VP of Technology and Engagement, IHIE, Chapter 3

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.

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Chuck Christian, VP of Technology and Engagement, IHIE, Chapter 2

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.

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