health information exchanges

Industry Survey Reveals Goals and Priorities of Healthcare Leaders (Part 1 of 2)

February 26, 2013

HealthLeaders Media recently conducted its 2013 Industry Survey and discovered that healthcare leaders “are still in a quandary: unhappy about the healthcare industry as a whole but convinced that their own organizations are moving in the right direction,” reports Margaret Dick Tocknell. The majority believe the industry is still “on the wrong track,” but “the […]

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Debate over HIEs Intensifies as Some See Doom on the Horizon

February 7, 2013

The debate over Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) is only intensifying, reports Ken Terry at InformationWeek Healthcare, with many questioning “the viability and usefulness of the current generation of HIEs.” William Yasnoff, MD, PhD, president of the Health Record Banking Alliance represents the fiery side of the HIE debate. In an article for NHINWatch, he said, […]

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Are EHRs Really Successful?

December 20, 2012

One of the main topics we cover in HCE is the implementation of electronic health records (EHR). So, naturally, a recent article published in InformationWeek under the headline “’Not One Successful EHR System in Whole World’” caught our eyes. Reporter Neil Versel writes, “While federal health IT officials were touting the perceived successes of their […]

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