Gain some practical advice on implementing a private health information exchange from Denise Abraham, the health information exchange coordinator for The Washington Hospital, a 224-bed hospital in Washington, Pa., and Charles R. Vargo, executive director of the Washington Physician Hospital Organization Inc. (WPHO), which is a joint venture with the hospital and the 250 physicians on the hospital medical staff. Abraham and Vargo work closely in The Washington Health Information Network (WHIN), a private HIE that connects The Washington Hospital with physician practices affiliated with the WPH
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At the close of the CMIO Leadership Forum: Transforming Healthcare Through Evidence-based Medicine last fall in Chicago, Clinical Innovation + Technology invited five luminaries to build on the abundant discussions and dive deeper into the quality of the evidence in medicine, the lack of evidence in many cases, the struggle to engage physicians and patients, and strategies for integrating evidence-based medicine (EBM) into clinical practice. Will the adoption of EBM reach 90 percent by 2020? Should evidence-based medicine be expanded to evidence-based healthcare? Will we see the rise of EBM as a medical specialty?