I recently posted on ElectronicHealthReporter.com. Please take a look and share your thoughts!
Farzad Mostashari, the national coordinator for health information technology (HIT), wants software vendors to enable and ease interoperability.
Meaningful use Stage 2 expects providers to be able to exchange data with other EHRs.
The CommonWell Health Alliance — a collaboration of executives from Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, athenahealth, Greenway, and RelayHealth — aims “to push the needle on interoperability . . . to enable care integration and data liquidity.”
I recently posted on SearchHealthIT.TechTarget.com. Please take a look and share your thoughts!
Provider and payer CIOs must prepare for a number of pressing issues in 2013 and 2014, including:
- HIPAA compliance
- Bring your own device (BYOD)
- Big data for clinical decision support and analytics
- Meaningful use stage 2
- CAQH CORE Operating Rules and the move to real-time connectivity
- ICD-10 conversion
Each item here has the potential to become a large-scale strategic exercise for any CIO and their department, though it isn’t a complete list. That prospect that should make all CIOs ask themselves, “Exactly how many of these exercises can my people handle in 2013 and 2014?”