HIXNY COO Joel Ryba outlines sixteen tenets for enabling effective health information exchange -- and does so in response to a market wherein far too many products are being touted as HIE enablers when many are not.
The Western New York HIE's executive director discusses the pact HealtheLink signed with the VA this week to exchange clinical information among providers, the ways each sides will benefit, and challenges ahead.
Health information exchange, much like online and ATM banking, will succeed when people cannot live without their health data. Someone has to create that appetite, says Reginald Coopwood, MD, chairman of HIP TN.
As the United States works to reform its care delivery system, health IT must play a critical role, said National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Farzad Mostashari, MD, interviewed at the Healthcare Unbound conference in San Francisco on Thursday.
Clueless doctors don't like sharing, HHS names Pioneer ACOs while other health org's remain uncertain about the model, federal health IT spending skyrockets, and Southeast Minnesota's use of NwHIN protocols to the benefit of both providers and patients.