Check out this Healthcare IT Today article written by MedAllies CEO, A. John Blair, III, MD on address the short comings in healthcare interoperability.
About A. John Blair, III, MD, CEO
A. John Blair, III, MD, F.A.C.S., has been the Chief Executive Officer of MedAllies since its inception in 2001. Dr. Blair is a health care and technology executive with broad experience across the health care industry including clinical practice, hospital planning and governance, revenue cycle management, managed care, public health and health care informatics. Prior to establishing MedAllies as a top healthcare interoperability networks provider company, Dr. Blair worked as a general surgeon for twenty years before becoming the President of the Taconic Independent Practice Association (TIPA), a network of over 5,000 physician members. Through Dr. Blair’s leadership, TIPA was at the national forefront of transforming health care delivery by implementing and ensuring the adoption of the meaningful use of health IT and pay-for-performance incentives throughout the TIPA practices. A recognized industry expert, Dr. Blair has served on various national government and industry boards, committees and workgroups.
Dr. Blair received his medical degree from Rush Medical School in Chicago, completed his surgical training at the University of Texas Medical Center in Dallas and performed his gastrointestinal fellowship at the Middlesex Hospital in London, England.