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August 18, 2014
In the wake of the Cerner-Siemens merger, Epic Systems' President Carl Dvorak refers to Epic as an EHR vendor underdog -- and talks about APIs and the cost of DirectTrust -- during a HIT Policy Committee health data interoperability hearing.
August 01, 2014
Lixin Tao of Pace University, speaking at the mHealth + Telehealth conference, urged providers to standardize around HL7 data-exchange standards.
June 20, 2014
An ACO survey shows ACOs are mostly physician-run; they're doing well, but still have workflow and data analytics challenges to overcome.
May 19, 2014
Does Epic play well in the health data interoperability sandbox? KLAS digs in, and finds parts of its poor reputation may be deserved, others not.
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From EHR and telehealth to PACS and HIE, the Veterans Health Administration has always been an early adopter of information technology. This FAQ covers the VHA's many initiatives. Continue Reading
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CIOs: Time to capitulate to Epic in regards to health data interoperability? ONC: It's a big country, and there's a lot more than Epic out there. Continue Reading
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National health IT coordinator Karen DeSalvo lays out the challenges facing public health and how data analytics can help conquer them. Continue Reading
At Children's Medical Center of Dallas, CIO Pam Arora sees health information exchange making a real difference for kids with sickle cell anemia. Continue Reading
CHIME board chair Randy McCleese discusses rural provider issues and potential meaningful use stage 3 issues for CIOs charged with implementing it. Continue Reading
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The goal of an NHIN has yet to be achieved, but the manageability of HIEs is keeping the possibility alive. Continue Reading
Joining a health information exchange enhances meaningful use compliance by helping meet specific criteria. Continue Reading
Robust EHR-to-EHR HIE participation fueled by complex data standards is a goal for hospitals. Primary care providers, however, can start with less. Continue Reading