It will not only take a village to participate in standards-based interoperability, it will take a village to educate, convert and do the heavy lifting necessary to connect healthcare in our nation, and one day around the globe.
“With better procurement practices, supported by the establishment of shared interoperability platform and architecture, healthcare systems can prepare themselves to advance much more rapidly into the person-centric healthcare environment of the future.”
“The success of managing our EHR comes from having an engaged community of healthcare practitioners as well as technical staff ... we have been able to make clinician workflows more efficient while allowing them to provide quality patient care."
The Digial Imaging Adoption Model for Enterprise Imaging, or DIAM-EI, ensures alignment with the industry and confirms that technology is used to its fullest extent for the best possible patient outcomes.
HIMSS Analytics new maturity model, the Infrastructure Adoption Model or INFRAM, measures the technical infrastructure used within in a health system and identifies recommended benchmarks for organizations to reach before they go live with EMR systems.