Likely due to issues around governance and funding, growth in private HIEs has far outstripped that in public exchanges, according to a new KLAS report, Health Information Exchanges: Rapid Growth in an Evolving Market. Since 2010, the number of live public HIEs rose from 37 to 67, while the number of live private HIEs mushroomed […]
For the last five years, it’s been full speed ahead for the IT team at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. Under the leadership of Cindy Peterson, that “full speed” has included implementing dozens of applications from the organization’s core clinical vendor — Meditech — along with many of the ancillary technologies that give CPOE a […]
Among 38 potential service providers, only five were considered in more than 10 percent of buying decisions, according to a new KLAS report “Health Information Exchanges: Perception in an Expanding Frontier.” Medicity was considered in 23 percent of HIE buying decisions, followed by Axolotl (22 percent), RelayHealth (16 percent), ICA (11 percent) and Epic (11 percent) — though at this point Epic is strongly considered only for Epic-to-Epic connections, according to KLAS.
Before the term HIE appeared in the pages of HITECH, many CIOs didn’t pay it much attention, preferring instead to focus on getting their houses in order. While that’s still a great strategy, healthcare informatics leaders now have no choice but to dip their toes into the murky waters of inter-organizational information exchange. While many […]