Wes Rishel

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The PHR As a Model for Common Enrollment

by Wes Rishel  |  June 1, 2010  |  5 Comments

In Can IT Help Government Be Less Bureaucratic? I waxed optimistic about a government IT program that could significantly reduce the burden on constituents applying for government social services programs and opined that the same approach could be used for other interactions between people, businesses and the government. I spun this vision by extrapolating the [...]

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Simple Interop: A PowerPoint Presentation

by Wes Rishel  |  January 24, 2010  |  19 Comments

Sir Blogsalot has written quite a bit about the idea of simple interoperation, each post developing some aspect of the idea. Recently I combined all the ideas in a single PPT presentation. You can download it by clicking here to leave the Gartner Blogs web site and then clicking on the link to the presentation. [...]

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Simple Interop: The Payload

by Wes Rishel  |  January 4, 2010  |  1 Comment

In Simple Interop: Use Cases we set the challenge of communicating among people and Health IT systems in a manner that does not create a “walled community” where all those that practice with EHRs and HIEs have no ability to use the Internet to communicate with those that don’t. The biggest challenge in such a [...]

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Simple Interop: Use Cases

by Wes Rishel  |  January 4, 2010  |  4 Comments

This post zeroes in on exactly why the simple interop approach is important. It does so by listing a number of use cases. They illustrate the issues of getting to interoperability while an industry is in transition – and are industries ever not in transition? We are mindful of the specific kinds of interoperability required [...]

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Simple Interop: the PHR

by Wes Rishel  |  December 31, 2009  |  4 Comments

This post seeks not to define the full scope of interactions of a PHR but simply to define a simple connection between PHRs and other health IT systems. We make two claims for this approach. (1) it greatly simplifies the roll-out of connections between PHRs and other healthcare IT systems, thus accelerating the roll-out of [...]

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