MedAllies at HIMSS21

HIMSS21 is in Las Vegas August 9th-13th and we’re looking forward to engaging clients, partners and new connections. This year, our Interoperability Services are mostly behind the scenes and as a HISP Platform – we like it that way! MedAllies is excited to once again participate in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ – an exhibition that demonstrates …

People, processes and technology: Interoperability isn’t just about technology

I stumbled across an amusing headline a few weeks ago: “Interoperability: It’s not just ‘nerd talk’.” My first response was amusement, followed by “Well, of course it’s not.” The context? Kevin Fickenscher, MD, of AMC Health, told the AHIP Institute Data Analytics Forum that interoperability needs to move from “a nerd discussion” to a discussion …

Health IT as a catalyst for transformation: For want of a nail

Clinicians matter. Workflow matters. Data matters. Technology is ultimately just a catalyst for health care transformation. Dedicated providers and their teams are required to create advanced primary care practices, patient-centered medical homes and neighborhoods. A study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine[1]confirms this. Researchers looking at practices in New York’s Hudson Valley found that …