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.
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.”
Where will the next healthcare innovations come from? Not from the EHR vendors who are up to necks in innovation, but maybe from an unlikely source, says CIO John Halamka.