Interoperability in healthcare has been a buzzword at HIMSS for over a decade. Recognizing it will take collaboration between providers, payers, and vendors to accomplish this, seven hospital associations recently called for these stakeholders to unite in working to improve the ability to securely share patient information. 

Controlling hospital budgets is challenging. Most hospitals have had efficiency drives in place for years, meaning that the easy cuts have already been made. However, drug and labor costs continue to rise and reimbursements simply can’t keep up. This leaves hospital administrators wondering where they

Each year, I look forward to the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting for the opportunity to network with colleagues, learn about recent advancements in drug therapy, and discuss new trends in healthcare.