Visit a health care organization (outside of a hospital or physician practice) to examine the types and use of information systems used. What are the major management issues related to the use of information systems in this setting? Discuss strategies for addressing these issues.
1. Conduct a literature review on interoperability in health care. What progress has been made to date? What challenges lie ahead? How do you think we may overcome these challenges?
4. Interview a CIO or health IT professional in your community regarding interoperability and health information exchange. To what extent is the organization exchanging health information electronically with others? What are the barriers and facilitators to the exchange?