Articles by Jim Tate

Alerting Care Teams Through AI

The Tate Chronicles episode now on demand. Host Jim Tate talks to Julie Skaff, the Chief Operating Officer at, about using artificial intelligence to accelerate care coordination, reducing systemic delays that stand between patients and life-saving treatments.

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Seven Things I Learned About TEFCA at HIMSS

By Jim Tate – I attended the recent HIMSS conference in Chicago with a particular interest in finding out what is going on with the TEFCA. This interoperability initiative, more than six years in the making, appears to be close to bearing fruit. My observations are based on conversations with pending QHINs, TEFCA presentations, and a little eavesdropping.

Open Secret: The Threat to Interoperability

By Jim Tate – The path to interoperability of healthcare data is proving to be a long and winding road. “The right data, at the right place, at the right time” has become the mantra. The emergence of TEFCA is the most recent and far-reaching effort to achieve cross platform access to healthcare data.