The biggest issue with the current regularly environment in health IT? Unless changes are made, physicians can’t practice medicine and vendors can’t innovate — and that simply won’t do, says Randy McCleese.
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.”