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Health care IT management and organization News
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 30, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services will award $195 million to community health centers to expand substance abuse and mental health services that focus on awareness, prevention and opioid ...
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.
May 04, 2017
The Trump administration's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program for highly skilled foreign workers could force health IT vendors to pay higher salaries to software engineers.
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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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An efficient healthcare infrastructure can help organizations integrate systems and enable better access to data. An expert explains the key components needed to make this happen. Continue Reading
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
Healthcare organizations that want to work toward high-visibility initiatives may want to consider outsourcing IT support as a way to free up internal resources. 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
Cyberattacks continue to threaten healthcare, but hospital IT can reduce their risks by following best practices to control data access and exchange. 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
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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
Secure messaging in healthcare can save providers and patients time and frustration, but the security of PHI should always be the number one priority. 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