The use of WISHIN is helpful in a lot of different ways. Sharing a patient’s medical data could eliminate duplication of tests and hold down costs. An expensive MRI, for example, would not necessarily have to be performed again if a patient’s record showed he or she had just had one a few days earlier. You just know more about that patient.
Jennifer Meuller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FACHE, FAHIMA
Former VP of and CIO of Watertown Regional Hospital