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, [...]

Four Challenges to Achieving Healthcare Interoperability

Original Article by www.tigerconnect.com Vendors, Health IT businesses realize interoperability is key requirement for providers. One of the most significant requirements in providing high-quality care also is one of the most difficult to achieve — true interoperability between healthcare providers, systems, technology and the healthcare information each of these parties needs to achieve their respective [...]

Healthcare Data Sharing Connects the Dots for COVID-19 and Beyond

Original Article by Jessica Kent, www.healthitanalytics.com July 31, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare to engage in data sharing and research partnerships, facilitating new strategies that many hope will endure after the crisis subsides. When one considers the healthcare industry, it’s easy to picture the entire ecosystem existing as one massive, cohesive machine – [...]

It’s 2021 and Healthcare Still Has a Data Accessibility Problem

Original Article by www.hcinnovationgroup.com Posted by Rajiv Leventhal on September 24th, 2020 In a world where so much is modernized, healthcare far too often continues to fail patients in the areas of data sharing and accessibility. Yes it is 2021, but even in this year of turbulence and uncertainty, it’s still a near guarantee that [...]

It’s 2020 and Healthcare Still Has a Data Accessibility Problem

Original Article by www.hcinnovationgroup.com Posted by Rajiv Leventhal on September 24th, 2020 In a world where so much is modernized, healthcare far too often continues to fail patients in the areas of data sharing and accessibility. Yes it is 2020, but even in this year of turbulence and uncertainty, it’s still a near guarantee that [...]

COVID-19 Both Shifts Focus Away From and Highlights Need for Interoperability

Original Article by https://www.diagnosticimaging.com Posted by Whitney J. Palmer on April 13, 2020 In a time when interoperability could be key, facilities have fewer resources to make it a priority. Rapid, safe digital image exchange has been a growing priority for the past several years, but progress toward the goal has been relatively slow. Recent moves [...]