HIEs still lack an evidence base

HIEs still lack an evidence base Based on research by Nir Menachemi, chair at the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Indiana University in Indianapolis, and his colleagues at Health Affairs there is little evidence that shows benefits directly correlated to HIE. Nir and the Health Affairs team gathered info from 27 studies…

CommonWell members: Epic’s point-to-point interoperability doesn’t cut it

CommonWell members: Epic’s point-to-point interoperability doesn’t cut it An obvious goal of health IT companies is to continue developing electronic health record (EHR) systems to become more interoperable and enable them to communicate with one another. A struggle between and EHR vendor and CommonWell Health Alliance is not helping the cause. A representative from Epic…