HITECH was good medicine for the health IT industry, but now that we’ve seen the side effects on workflow and efficiency, it’s time for a dose adjustment, says CIO John Halamka.
As advanced as technology has become, it’s still not a walk in the park for everyone, says Anthony Guerra, who calls on leaders to continue to push for better systems that will keep us all safer.
Many believe initiatives like CommonWell and Carequality will facilitate greater and more effective data sharing with outside organizations – but will the sizzle match the steak? KLAS’ Bob Cash offers his perspective.
As a CIO and physician, John Halamka takes issue with the recent “snake oil” comments, arguing that the health IT industry has created a “digital foundation that is a prerequisite for the next generation of tools.”