The Interoperability Rule, which was created to help consumers access their data in a way that’s both convenient and actionable, is “great from a patient perspective,” said our panelists during a recent webinar. For leaders, however, it opens up an enormous can of worms.
Nearly a half-year after announcing it was acquiring Cerner, Oracle is making headlines again – this time with plans to create a national health records database. In this piece, David Chou discusses what that could mean for CIOs and other leaders.
In this podcast interview, Scott MacLean talks about “the fundamental infrastructure” that enables MedStar to deliver quality care, why he sought a position on CHIME’s Board of Trustees, and the enormous impact individuals can have by taking community walks.
As healthcare organizations strive to provide a seamless experience across the continuum, patient identification becomes increasingly important, according to our panelists. “We need to make sure we have the right patient at the right time, and the correct match for that patient.”
The best way to gain buy-in with an EHR migration? Communicate constantly and demonstrate, “through incremental results over time,” how it is helping to increase efficiency and lower costs while providing a better experience, says CIO Tanya Townsend.