jumping hurdles
August 5, 2015 AT 3:00 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Interoperability is a key focus of many healthcare stakeholders. Might we achieve it anyway? Read more
Illustration of mobile phone transmitting signal over hospital
January 20, 2015 AT 11:51 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
While there are many uses for electronic record keeping, the American College of Physicians reminds us the patient comes first. Read more
futuristic doctor
August 27, 2014 AT 10:06 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Surveys show clinicians believe in the potential of interoperability, but only a minority actually share data with colleagues. Read more
brain hooked up to a computer
July 21, 2014 AT 3:15 PM | Rasu Shrestha, MD, Vice President, Medical Information Technology, UPMC
While the federal meaningful use program aimed to incentivize adoption of new health IT, outdated interfaces and the lack of interoperability remain significant impediments. Read more
Connected IT illustration
June 13, 2014 AT 12:36 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
While new care configurations and new forms of payment will be critical to 'fixing' healthcare, Michael Porter and Thomas Lee end their Harvard Business Review proposal with a reminder of the importance of IT. Read more