The “definitive focus on patient record sharing” we’re seeing across the industry is certainly encouraging, but there are fundamental issues that must be addressed before we’re truly able to move forward with interoperability, says Chuck Christian.
As technology evolves and user expectations grow, CIOs are looking for more from HIE vendors that the ability to exchange patient records. In fact, that’s becoming the baseline, says Coray Tate, who shares findings from KLAS’ interoperability report.
As organizations increasingly look to collaborate with outside providers to create a more complete care picture, tools like artificial intelligence and open APIs could play a significant role, says CIO Jennifer D’Angelo.
Can you imagine a future where data is stored in regional, standardized clinical repositories, enabling leaders to focus less on moving data and creating a single source of truth, and more on innovating?
Whether it’s building an interoperability framework or adjusting to a new culture, major changes don’t have to be approached alone, says Saad Chaudhry, who discusses his leadership philosophy and his plans as CIO at SGHG.