The healthcare ecosystem in the United States was a “sprawling, disconnected patchwork” long before HITECH. And although the incentive program is flawed, it’s still helping to move the industry in the right direction, says researcher Yiscah Bracha.
Are we dying from a thousand clicks? No, and an article that suggests that we are is neither helpful nor informative, says Yischa Bracha, who examines the patient safety aspect in the first of a two-part series.
From the Ebola outbreak to the changes in ONC leadership to (yet another) ICD-10 delay, 2014 provided a great deal of fodder, and our bloggers proved they were up to the task by providing excellent content. And while there were numerous topics that resonated with our audience, what really seemed to make an impression were […]
“No technology will give you that; you need governance.” I’ve been hearing this expression for the past few months from vendors who offer data integration products and services to support an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and metadata management. They utter the expression when we ask how their offering meets one of our requirements: at the […]
Like many organizations, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s current state for data, reporting, business intelligence and analytics is emergent rather than designed. Information Services (IS) manages the transactional systems producing data, but it never has had the infrastructure or the capacity to respond to all information needs across the enterprise. To meet demand, it began distributing data […]