Wes Rishel

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NHIN Direct: Response to Comment on Vendor Positions

by Wes Rishel  |  June 17, 2010  |  1 Comment

Today Anand Shroff replied to my prior post with some very provoking questions. I have added emphasis in quoting his reply. Wes – are you detecting a split between EMR vendors and HIE vendors? From where I sit, the HIE vendors should be fairly neutral about what gets picked, as long as there is a single [...]

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Can IT Help Government Be Less Bureaucratic?

by Wes Rishel  |  June 1, 2010  |  2 Comments

Section 1561  of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Healthcare Reform) contains a section on healthcare IT standards for enrollment. The ultimate goal here is extremely valuable to constituents, to use application integration technologies to create a constituent-facing view of government IT systems that is less siloed than the systems themselves. This is important because [...]

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