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August 03, 2015
In SearchHealthIT's #chatHIT, experts agreed that the key to making IoT scalable and affordable in healthcare is standardization.
May 05, 2015
The CEO of health IT standards group HL7 International said the health IT industry is coalescing around FHIR as a new interoperability standard.
April 29, 2015
In this video, CHIME leaders Russ Branzell and Chuck Christian push for a national patient identifier and discuss interoperability concerns.
April 13, 2015
At the HIMSS 2015 health IT show in Chicago, members of CHIME say interoperability, security and analytics weigh on their minds.
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While still a draft standard, FHIR, the younger sibling of interoperability standard HL7, is already being used by developers. Continue Reading
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Interoperability of healthcare data, long a sticking point in getting EHRs and exchanges working to their full potential, may see some big advances this year. Vendors are discussing how the cloud will help the cause, and standards developer Health ... Continue Reading
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Maine recently implemented a data analytics platform on top of its state health information exchange, enabling Maine HIE participants to predict readmissions and ER visits. Continue Reading
Health information exchange has yet to meet the expectations of some healthcare professionals and regulators. The ONC has a plan to fix that. Continue Reading
In recent months there has been a nationwide push toward electronic healthcare systems -- specifically, EHRs and the use thereof. But despite assurance from federal entities, hospitals and healthcare providers continue to struggle with getting ... Continue Reading