In this interview, Harun Rashid, VP of IS & CIO, Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses physician burnout and efforts underway to evolve the EMR past being a billing system to be more intelligent and allow caregivers to make decisions properly, reducing alert fatigue, and enabling them to focus on the highest risk areas.
TEFCA, or the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, is meant to define standards for interoperability as required by the 21st Century Cures Act (signed into law in December 2016).
SHIEC, an organization representing 60 HIEs, celebrated HIE’s growth and success across the country with its annual conference, SHIEC18. A packed house of 500+ attendees discussed MPI, PCDH, FHIR, TEFCA, PHM and HIE.
The transformation of the nation’s healthcare sy..