There’s a lot of debate as to what it will take to achieve interoperability. One thing we know isn’t the answer? Trying to solve every use case at once, says former CIO Bill Spooner.
While the healthcare market is always going to be fraught with some level of uncertainty, there are reasons to be optimistic, particularly in areas like precision medicine, says Jared Jeffery of KLAS.
By limiting the number of consultants they used while implementing Epic, VHC was able to not only save costs, but also develop in-house talent that will benefit them down the road, says CIO Mike Mistretta.
It’s no longer enough simply to measure data, says Adam Gale. Now, KLAS is taking a more proactive approach by working with vendors to step up their game and “change the market in a healthy way.”
As regulatory requirements mount and the “unblinking eye of the monitor” demands more attention from physicians, the eye contact that was once a key part of patient care is being broken, says Dr. David Bensema. So how can it be fixed?