HealthIT Analytics: Why HIE Data Analytics are Critical for Behavioral Healthcare

Jun 7, 2016 | Press

By Jennifer Bresnick

In the healthcare industry, “interoperability” is more than just a technical term for the way electronic health record systems shuffle information back and forth.

It’s a concept that can – and should – be applied to the connections between organizations across the care continuum, from primary care and specialty services to inpatient admissions, long-term care, and especially behavioral healthcare.

Historically, many of these disciplines have operated with a certain sense of isolation.  Hospitals and specialists treated acute problems and performed surgeries; family doctors dealt with everything else. Read more.