The HIMSS Interoperability & HIE Committee has developed a definition the Health Interoperability Ecosystem. Committee member Michael Marchant, systems integration manager at UC Davis Medical Center, provides perspective on how and why this definition was developed.
More and more health systems are integrating rich datasets comprising of clinical, operational, patient-generated and publicly available health and community data. All of these are ingredients for generating meaningful insights from the data. The logical next step would be the application of these insights to provide higher care at lower cost. #PutData2Work.
As health IT professionals, our skills are transferable to work in any industry of choice, but we can make an impact for users, stakeholders, and patients and their families by including the art of empathy as part of our strategic framework #PutData2Work
Secretary Price and CMS Administrator Verma recognized the importance of the Medicaid program and the duty of the government to put beneficiaries first, to ensure the highest level of quality, accessibility, and choices for Americans who rely on the program.