For-profit HIEs are the answer, entrepreneur says
Danger, Will Robinson!
Nancy Ferris reports in Government Health IT:
Multi-stakeholder collaboratives? No way.
Public-private partnerships to develop health information exchanges? Forget about it.
For-profit, businesslike HIEs are the way to go in the current environment, according to a company president who says the free enterprise model can deliver results better, faster and cheaper.
â€œBusiness-driven health information exchanges are emerging as a rapid-deployment, cost-effective, sustainable alternative to RHIOs,â€ Dr. Elliott Menschik, president of HxTechnologies, told a Capitol Hill audience today.
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