SPOTLIGHT: Ten tips for HIE success

Sure, setting up a smart structure for governing a shared HIE makes sense. But without good technology planning, governance models aren't going to make much of a difference in your HIE's success, suggests Joel Diamond, M.D. In his view, there are 10 key factors health care organizations need to consider when planning for HIE initiatives, including a good understanding of service-oriented architectures, a clear understanding of what value the data can provide and a streamlined workflow. Article