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.”
About Moffitt Cancer Center
TCC — “It’s an essential part of our care delivery and research model.”
Oncology Research Information Exchange Network
Taking Chemo paperless — “It’s one of the most complex aspects of the EHR.”
Commitment to personalized medicine
The steep oncology learning curve
Dual CIO role — “It was a challenge initially.”
Consolidating into one IS department
“We’re like an IS company within Ascension.”
Forklift EHR replacement — “We’ve got a challenging year ahead of us.”
Goal of standardization across Ascension
Biggest challenge: change management
True innovation isn’t about the latest tools, but about leveraging technology to serve a practical purpose, says Brian Jacobs, who talks about the partnership with Cerner that resulted in the nation’s first pediatric health informatics institute.
When providers took to their ballots to vote for the easiest and most difficult vendors to connect with when sharing outside patient data, how did some of the big players rank? Kent Gale of KLAS shares some interesting results.