For all of its faults, Meaningful Use has helped move the needle significantly, says CIO Mark Farrow, who talks about the differences in healthcare between the US and Canada, and how he works to foster innovation.
Are older physicians more likely to be dissatisfied with EHRs? Can switching EHRs increase adoption? Taylor Davis of KLAS tackles these popular myths and uncovers some surprising truths.
For a CIO, the ultimate goal is to incorporate technology in a way that enables clinicians to spend more – not less – time with patients, says Tom Stafford, who talks about the work his team is doing.
Having a model that includes both a care delivery system and a health plan not only benefits patients, it also offers vendors a unique partnership opportunity, says CIO Jeff Brown.
Although no vendor partnership will be perfect, leaders should expect excellent service and robust products that work reliably today and will evolve to meet future needs, says Sue Schade.