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CMIO Roundtable: Bridging Data & Quality

 
 
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In a lively roundtable discussion, David Cochran, MD, and Robert Fassett, MD, (left to right) touch upon HIEs, ACOs and the need for cleaner data to improve the quality of U.S. healthcare.
Source: © TriMed Media Group / Oracle
 

Medicine is moving from an art to an information science, and as such it is critically dependent on accurate, complete and timely data.  The discussion first centered on the role of HIEs in capturing clinical data and making data available at the point of care and for secondary uses such as analytics. Two distinct HIE models are evolving somewhat independently, according to Robert Fassett, MD, CMIO of Oracle, although they typically have common underlying technologies and standards. "There are inter-organizational HIEs, called … read more.