STEPS to Value Podcast

Episode #11: The Value of Exchange: How HIEs Drive Value


With over 70% of doctors’ offices now utilizing electronic health records, the important first steps involved in laying the groundwork for true interoperability of protected health information have been taken.  The successful establishment and maintenance of Health Information Exchanges are an important part of this fluid landscape, and can drive very specific value from your health IT capital and process investments.  In this episode of STEPS to Value, we explore benefits and challenges of interoperability with Robert Cothren, PhD from the California Association of Health Information Exchange (CAHIE) and 2015 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award winner Brian Yeaman, MD.  We also get an overview on the work HIMSS is doing to drive interoperable nation-wide health information exchange with Mari Greenberger, Director of Informatics here at HIMSS.

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