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.
The fact that most EHR vendors are connected to Carequality and/or CommonWell is certainly a step in the right direction, but if the data can’t easily be consumed and incorporated into workflows, it simply isn’t a far enough step, says Coray Tate.
After years of false starts and unfulfilled promises, are we finally turning the corner when it comes to interoperability? KLAS’ Coray Tate reflects on the development that might be a game-changer.
When it comes to organizational priorities, smart pump/EMR integration is quickly gaining momentum, with more than half of providers listing it as a factor in future decision-making, according new research from KLAS. However, only a few have taken the next step, indicating that several barriers remain. In the report, early adopters found that smart pump/EMR […]
“Despite years of discussion and promises,” KLAS reports that fewer than 10 providers in the country are doing EMR integration with their smart pump vendors, even though over half consider it key to future pump selection. Report author Coray Tate commented, “Providers are looking at EMR integration as the next big step to make infusions […]