Five Dallas-area hospital CIOs were guest panelists for a luncheon hosted by DFW HIMSS. The CIOs spent a lot of time discussing strategic interoperabilityInteroperability refers to the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange information ... More initiatives, including this quote from Joey Sudomir from Texas Health Resources:

 “The first challenge (of interoperabilityInteroperability refers to the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange information ... More) is competition. We cannot be silent as organizations, it’s not what patients need. We, as CIOs, need to work with others to serve our patients, so they can go anywhere in the metroplex. The first HIE in Texas was shaky. We have to start internally and create the culture and opportunity.”

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