When it comes to facilitating data exchange, it’s not a matter of choosing between HIEs and models like Commonwell, says Chuck Christian, who believes “there are different needs for different use cases.”
The direction health IT policy has taken might leave some with more questions than answers, but CIO John Halamka remains optimistic. Here’s why.
What lessons can the health IT industry take from the Meaningful Use measures when developing an interoperability framework? Focus on the complete care picture and not just technical aspects, says Tim Zoph.
A year after KLAS held its initial Cornerstone Summit, what has been accomplished? Quite a bit, says Tim Zoph, who shares learnings from the initial interoperability survey and discusses what needs to happen next.
The newly released MACRA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking offers good concepts with its “focus on outcomes and quality, says CIO John Halamka. But there’s one major component that has him concerned.