HITECH was good medicine for the health IT industry, but now that we’ve seen the side effects on workflow and efficiency, it’s time for a dose adjustment, says CIO John Halamka.
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.”
As it becomes increasingly critical for patients to manage their health outside of the hospital, clinicians must adapt to the ever-changing world of apps and patient-generated data, says Anupam Goel, MD.
Health systems are making big investments with consulting firms and vendors to help make the transition toward value-based care. But what measures are they using to set goals? Warren Whitford of KLAS shares his insight.