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.
It’s not about criticizing MACRA, but about opening up a true dialogue about how to evolve from fee-for-service to fee-for-volume, says CIO John Halamka, who offers practical ideas on how to move forward.