Tackling Interoperability with EHRs and Billing Systems from Different Vendors

Original Article by www.healthcareitnews.com 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 www.healthcareitnews.com 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 www.healthleadersmedia.com 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 www.healthcareitnews.com 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 www.healthcareitnews.com 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 [...]

Dear President Biden: A Healthcare Interoperability Wishlist for 2021

Original Article by www.medcitynews.com Posted on April 5, 2021 by Lynda Rowe Your administration needs to establish a mandate requiring health systems that have data sharing capabilities to share their Covid-19 data in the next eight months. This includes Covid-19 test results, vaccination information, and other critical data. Dear President Biden, I know you have [...]

Interoperability Groups Team Up for Open Source Healthcare Developer Sandbox

Original Article by www.healthcareitnews.com Posted on March 31, 2021 by Mike Miliard InterOp.Community – a joint project of the Interoperability Institute, IHE USA, Interopion and Red Hat – aims to advance health information sharing via open platforms and open source software. A quartet of interoperability standards groups and technology developers are joining forces to encourage [...]

Interoperability is Coming — at Last

Original Article by www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com Posted on February 15, 2021 by Jared Kaltwasser Enforcement of rules to encourage the freer flow of healthcare data were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They are now scheduled to go into effect this year. Perhaps no industry better straddles the dichotomy between cutting-edge technology and inefficient obsolete devices than [...]

5 Steps for Interoperability Excellence for Healthcare Providers

Original Article by www.hitconsultant.net Posted on December 7, 2020 by by Shanti Wilson, Consultant, Freed Associates As if 2020 couldn’t be any more challenging for healthcare providers, new federal rules on interoperability and patient access, granting patients direct access to their healthcare data, begin taking effect in 2021 and will continue into 2022. These rules, [...]
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