How do today's frontline clinicians and managers overcome the demanding challenges they face each day? Interoperability is not the answer; it is simply a buzzword that has been used too often, and for too long. What healthcare facilities truly need is realistic integration and sustainable data quality throughout their entire health information system.
Healthcare organizations are under constant pressure to improve quality of care without increasing staff or expenditures. While the current charge is to slash departmental budget by 10 percent or more, healthcare organizations can achieve greater benefits from more efficient and intelligent use of their information systems.