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September 27, 2017
New blockchain system announced by Change Healthcare is the first major move by a major health IT vendor to commercialize the nascent secure ledger technology. Analysts are positive.
June 08, 2017
For some health IT experts, the eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act case is about the EHR vendor's lack of interoperability and the failure of meaningful use.
April 28, 2017
Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, laid out two goals for the department moving forward: overcoming the lack of interoperability and physician burnout.
April 17, 2017
Leaders of HL7, the international health IT standards organization, say HL7 standards development is being held back by lack of financial support from some industry organizations.
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Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is an interoperability standard for electronic exchange of healthcare information. Continue Reading
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, abbreviated ONC, is an entity within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Continue Reading
In the natural course of human events, it's safe to say most people have endured an untold number of doctor's appointments, emergency room visits and hospital stays. Each time, patient information is recorded, stored and updated in electronic health... Continue Reading
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Many in healthcare are trying to figure out how to effectively make interoperability happen. Two healthcare organizations take two different approaches to creating interoperability systems. Continue Reading
There are an abundance of challenges of telehealth, but perhaps the most concerning to experts is not knowing where data resides and the lack of interoperability. Continue Reading
Selling telehealth programs to a healthcare organization can be a challenge because many insurers do not cover telehealth and the ROI can be questionable. Continue Reading
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A Connecticut state social services agency uses master patient index software to enable accurate patient matching for clients seeking behavioral and physical healthcare services. Continue Reading
Healthcare standards are essential to many initiatives such as interoperability. However, as an expert from the VA explains, they are also important to informatics. Continue Reading
Interoperability and population health are closely intertwined. One healthcare network is reaping the benefits of both. Continue Reading
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Patient matching has been an important issue in health IT and healthcare specifically as it relates to interoperability. More specifically, the inability to match patients to their health data, no ... Continue Reading
Many healthcare professionals are turning to third-party applications, the use of APIs and HIEs to overcome the lack of interoperability still present in healthcare. Continue Reading
Vendors demonstrate that interoperability is possible when it comes to patient medication information. This makes CIOs hopeful for the future. Continue Reading