What does Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner mean for the two vendors – and more importantly, for their customers? Michael Saad, CIO at University of Tennessee Medical Center, shares his thoughts.
Early data show that the CommonWell-Carequality connection has the potential to help facilitate data flow. But for that to happen, says Jon Christensen, we’re going to need some storms.
If organizations really want to improve provider satisfaction, they must be willing to take an objective look at how the EHR has impacted workflow, and take a multi-pronged approach to fixing the problems that exist, say Bryan Bliven and Thomas Selva.
If organizations – particularly ACOs – really want to understand what data clinicians need to provide the best care, they need to go to the source, says Tina Esposito of Advocate Health Care.
When you’re dealing with an explosion of data, it’s time to shift away from the “shipping and downloading model” and move to a more efficient system, says CIO Keith Perry.