Breaking Down Interoperability With Adam Gale, Part 2

KLAS’ Keystone Summit
CEOs from 13 EMR vendors — “They didn’t try to pin anyone to the wall.”
Cultural hurdles
FHIR & CommonWell
athenahealth’s high interoperability marks
The Epic dichotomy
Follow-up plans

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Breaking Down Interoperability With Adam Gale, Part 1

KLAS’ Inaugural Interoperability Report
Partnering with CHIME
A new tactic — “This is one of the deepest studies we’ve ever done.”
Comparing private and public HIEs
“The low effort, high return we’re all hunting for.”
Data blocking — “We were curious to see if there’s a bad guy.”
Epic under the microscope

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Can CommonWell’s Cold Fusion Bring The Heat?

It is hard not to cheer for the ideals of the CommonWell Health Alliance. For over 15 years, KLAS has interviewed thousands of providers who have bemoaned the lack of data integration and sharing in healthcare. With the combined resources of six firms, is CommonWell the first step toward true data integration? While it is […]

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Baseball And ACOs: What It Takes To Go The Distance

You baseball fans know very well what October means for the sport: the MLB playoffs, or head-to-head series composed of best-of-five or best-of-seven game scenarios. Having grown up just outside of Baltimore, I’m ecstatic to see the Orioles make it into the playoffs and host their first playoff game in 15 years. While each game […]

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Burning Water Skis and CAC

Don’t you hate those burns you get when your water skis catch on fire? Starting October 2014, no longer will your doctor have to enter some ambiguous billing code to your insurance company when you’re treated for them. No, he or she will be able to enter in V91.07XA: “Burn due to water skis on […]

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