Define your health system through data, not buildings
Investing in interoperability is well worth it so a health system can be demarcated by its data, and not its individual buildings, according to John Bosco, CIO of Great Neck, New York-based North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.
The system plans on investing roughly $25 million in its interoperability efforts, Bosco tells Becker’s Hospital CIO. The 17 hospital, 400 ambulatory facility health system is expanding rapidly, according to Bosco, who is excited about the new access to data that investment represents.
“The main driver behind our investment in interoperability is around a recognition that we are shifting to new models of care with a focus around integrated delivery and continuity of care,” Bosco tells Becker’s.
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