The good news? Healthcare organizations are finding success when it comes to interoperability. The not-so-good news? That success often comes in sharing data within their own system, rather than with outsiders, according to research from the Center for Connected Medicine.
If we want to uncover the “true patient story,” we need to connect the dots across separate entities and look at data in a longitudinal way, says Dr. Rasu Shrestha, who talks about his team’s strategy at UPMC.
The best way to ensure success with pilot programs? By building a business case around specific pain points and identifying champions – and not ‘leading by pilot,’ says Dr. Rasu Shrestha of UPMC.
To some, innovation is a buzzword. But to organizations like UPMC that are leveraging data to create more effective care models and solutions, it’s a strategic direction, says Rasu Shrestha.
When a region’s leading healthcare providers come together to form a network to share information, millions of patients benefit. That is ultimately why a group of healthcare leaders came together to create ClinicalConnect HIE, western Pennsylvania’s first and largest health information exchange. The passage of the HITECH Act in 2009 was the primary force driving […]