Dollar Blocking, Part 2: The Real Cost Of Interoperability

We’ve seen several solutions thrown at the interoperability problem, including HL7, Interface Engines, and CommonWell, but are we any closer to achieving the holy grail of data sharing?

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Are Interoperability Efforts More Sizzle Than Steak?

Many believe initiatives like CommonWell and Carequality will facilitate greater and more effective data sharing with outside organizations – but will the sizzle match the steak? KLAS’ Bob Cash offers his perspective.

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Craig Richardville, SVP & CIO, Carolinas HealthCare System, Chapter 1

About CHS
Multiple-vendor platform with Epic, Cerner & McKesson
“The future is interoperability and being able to share data.”
EDW, HIE & patient engagement
Using patient-generated data to create “a “unified, holistic view”
Learning from Mint.com — “We’re going to you.”

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Jennifer Greenman, VP of IT & CIO, Moffitt Cancer Center, Chapter 3

Competing for IT talent
Coming to Moffitt as applications director
Succeeding Mark Hulse — “It was an ideal situation.”
The CIO learning curve
Strong leadership — “It has been essential for my own success.”
An environment of trust

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Interoperability: A Passion To Get It Right

The 2015 KLAS interoperability research did a great deal to dispel misperceptions and rumors and bring to light how individual vendors are performing, says Kent Gale. But it wouldn’t have been possible without a handful of “passionate industry leaders.”

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