Cletis Earle, VP & CIO, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Chapter 4

Cletis Earle, VP & CIO, St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

Connected care with kiosks
Small organizations — “We’re able to do great things without jumping through hoops.”
MU “forcing the hand” of vendors & providers
“I’m okay with pushing the envelope.”
Patient portals
“This is an exciting time and everybody should be excited.”

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Finding Hope For Interoperability

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

As I travel across the country and listen to CIOs struggling with mandates from Meaningful Use to ICD-10 to the HIPAA Omnibus rule to the Affordable Care Act, I’m always looking for ways to reduce the burden on IT leaders. All have expressed frustration with the health information exchange (HIE) policies and technologies for care […]

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Kindling Fast-Health Interoperability Resources

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Today, at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced The Argonaut Project, an effort to accelerate Fast Health Interoperability Resources (FHIR) in response to the 2013 JASON report, A Robust Health Data Infrastructure, the 2014 JASON report, Data for Individual Health, and the JASON Task Force recommendations. In a vendor neutral approach, Cerner, Epic, Meditech, Athena, McKesson, The Advisory Board […]

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Now Comes The Fun Part

Anthony Guerra, Editor-in-Chief, hsCIO.com

“Takeaway from the CHIME conference? Takeaway from the CHIME conference… What did I see? What’s the most important thing that happened? What’s the lesson?” As I sat down to write my post-CHIME Fall Forum column (which you are currently reading), I tried the above line of inquiry, one that usually works to get the keyboard […]

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Seeking Shelter From The Storm

Kate Huvane Gamble, Managing Editor, hsCIO.com

It seems like just months ago that ONC was welcoming Jacob Reider as the acting National Coordinator, and bidding farewell to Farzad Mostashari and his trademark bowtie, as well as David Muntz. In fact, it was just months ago — 13, to be exact. Since that time, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health […]

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