CIO Podcast – Episode 43: HIE with Henry Vynalek
For the 43rd episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we sat down with Henry Vynalek, Director of HIE & IT Operations at Ohio Health Information Partnership. This time we’re diving into the world of HIEs! We look at what the IT stack looks like for an HIE. Next we discuss the biggest challenges HIEs are facing. Vynalek then shares what interoperability challenge he wishes he could get rid of. We move onto health equity and discuss the work being done there. Additionally, we take a look at the workforce and how it is impacting Ohio Health Information Partnership and the world of HIE. Lastly, Vynalek shares the best advice he’s gotten in his career.
Here’s a look at the questions and topics we discuss on this episode:
- What does the IT stack look like for an HIE?
- What are the big IT challenges that HIEs still face?
- If you could wave a wand and solve one interoperability challenge, what would it be and why?
- How real are efforts to address health equity? What’s really happening in this regard?
- Are HIEs facing the same workforce challenges? How is workforce impacting you?
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve gotten in your career?
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