by Wes Rishel | October 2, 2012
EHRs have had a bad week. DHHS Secretary Sebelius and Attorney General Holder sent a letter to the major hospital provider organizations threatening to crack down on EHR fraud. A New York Times editorial decried the EHR abuse. A full hour on National Public Radio was devoted to this problem.
by Wes Rishel | August 10, 2012
Gawande’s chose the Cheesecake Factory as a metaphor to communicate the advantages of “big medicine.” It was a brilliant way to get right up in the face of “traditional medicine” with this important lesson.
by Wes Rishel | April 13, 2012
ONC and CMS run the risk of creating interoperability mandates that make upgrades nearly impossible. They need to employ bilateral asynchronous cutover to avoid “frozen interface syndrome.”
by Wes Rishel | March 19, 2012
The meaningful use stage 2 NPRM standards regulation cites the HL7 Consolidated CDA. The fine points of the citation signals a major shift in interoperability policy.