Assessing the Future of Public Health Data Exchange, Interoperability

Original Article by Posted on September 28, 2021 by Hannah Nelson Micky Tripathi, PhD, MPP, ONC national coordinator for health IT noted that the ONC is working with CDC to improve public health data exchange. As COVID-19 continues to underscore the need for an enhanced health interoperability infrastructure, a panel of past health IT [...]

HIE Collaboratives Boost Interoperability Through Shared Best Practices

Original Article by Posted on March 3, 2021 by Hannah Nelson State and regional HIEs are helping to boost nationwide interoperability through collaboratives where health IT leaders can share best practices. September 07, 2021 - Health information exchanges (HIEs) are paving the way for nationwide interoperability, and HIE collaboratives are amplifying these efforts through shared [...]

VA Health Information Exchange Implementation Barriers

Original Article by Posted on March 3, 2021 by Christopher Jason March 03, 2021 - Health IT leaders at the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) said the complex interrelationship correlation between local and national VA entities is a more significant technical obstacle than the interoperability between the two health IT systems, according to a [...]

The Importance Of Fully Interoperable Healthcare Systems

Original Article by Posted on May 28, 2021 by Erin Hayes Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Enquire, a leading innovator in the senior care industry.  The conversation around interoperability focuses mainly on EHR systems, the goal being to ensure that patients and their providers have access to all of their healthcare data. But the [...]

Tackling Interoperability with EHRs and Billing Systems from Different Vendors

Original Article by Posted on July 14, 2021 by Bill Siwicki Differing EHR vendors for inpatient and ambulatory abound, as they do for inpatient EHR and billing systems. What to do? An interoperability expert offers helpful advice. Although the topic and importance of interoperability has been discussed for years, according to new research from [...]

Cerner’s Interoperability Chief on Pandemic Lessons Learned and a New Product Offering

Original Article by Posted on June 30, 2021 by Bill Siwicki The company's VP of interoperability discusses the challenges of the past year-and-a-half, and describes the newest addition to the Cerner Unite suite, which can combine external and internal patient data in a more intuitive side-by-side view. Even with Cerner's more than 40 years [...]

Radiological Images Take Another Step Toward Easy Sharing

Original Article by Posted on January 26, 2021 by Scott Mace  Carequality and RSNA pilot programs with early adopters will start by midyear. KEY TAKEAWAYS • With new COVID-19-driven needs to share images, EHR software vendors will follow later as image exchange transaction volumes ramp up. • Image exchange transactions are being defined based [...]

MITRE Proposes Digital Health Strategy Focused on Equity, Individual Empowerment

Original Article by Posted on May 19, 2021 by Kat Jercich The organization noted that COVID-19 could act as an inflection point to address deep-rooted health disparities – but without action, those disparities could be exacerbated. MITRE this month proposed a comprehensive draft national strategy for digital health focusing on scaling healthcare services and [...]

Amazon Web Services Exec Talks Interoperability Lessons from the Past Year

Original Article by Posted on May 12, 2021 by Bill Siwicki AWS' worldwide technical leader for healthcare discusses advanced data sharing techniques, and describes real-world examples of information exchange helping solve challenges in the COVID-19 era. The biggest barrier to physicians having the most complete medical history for their patients at every point of [...]
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