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January 13, 2017
IBM Watson Health and the FDA are collaborating on a research initiative that aims to define a "secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology," according to an ...
December 16, 2016
In 2016, the health IT world spent a lot of time addressing data blocking issues and patients' access to personal information like their health records. Learn more in this photo story.
October 06, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded funding to a Florida-based healthcare data sharing center to build a more effective system of information sharing about cyberthreats. The Office ...
September 28, 2016
Proponents and skeptics of blockchain for healthcare came together at a workshop hosted by NIST and ONC to work out proposals and problems with this new technology.
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In this Innovation Spotlight, SearchHealthIT features PatientPing, a startup in Boston that provides technology to improve coordinating care. Continue Reading
The internet of things has the potential to provide physicians with valuable data that can improve patient outcomes, but there are several barriers to IoT adoption in healthcare. Continue Reading
Data blocking and health information exchanges shouldn't go together. But some HIEs are turning into siloes of data, two experts who discuss the problem say. Continue Reading
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As many in health IT know, the theft of patient health data has developed into an epidemic with breaches involving millions of health records in 2016, according to the Department of Health and ... Continue Reading
In this videotaped interview, incoming CHIME chairwoman Liz Johnson talks about interoperability standards in health IT, how analytics can drive better medical outcomes, and MACRA. Continue Reading
Some experts have discussed how data blocking is occurring with HIEs. But an HIE executive director argues that other barriers are in the way and contractually HIEs can't data block. Continue Reading
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Many healthcare organizations have migrated to a single-solution EHR to improve workflow and patient care. However, it hasn't solved all EHR problems, CIOs say. Continue Reading
Interoperability in healthcare isn't as advanced as it is in other industries. One innovator used an existing health IT standard to make it easier to share disparate data. Continue Reading
National health IT coordinator Karen DeSalvo lays out the challenges facing public health and how data analytics can help conquer them. Continue Reading
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In this Innovation Spotlight, SearchHealthIT dives into how an online clinical network can help create interoperability, share patient information between doctors, improve workflow. Continue Reading
Creating interoperability of health information systems is harder than it needs to be, a group of experts says. Here are the solutions they think will work. Continue Reading
Stanford Health Care CMIO offers tips on what can be done to improve interoperability in healthcare. Continue Reading