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Co-creating Value in Healthcare with Interoperability:

Interoperability and health information exchange


August 18, 2010  10:01 AM

Future Health Information Exchange (HIE)



Posted by: Nirpath
HIE, Interoperability and health information exchange

Technologies such as file folders, paper-and-pencil entries, tape recordings, and x-ray films are both physically limited and very restrictive in terms of keeping secure, accessible, portable and available records about the patients, but they are still practiced by care providers, who may be...

July 26, 2010  2:41 AM

CCD – Clinical Document Exchange standard in EHR:



Posted by: Nirpath
CCD, CCR, CDA, Interoperability and health information exchange

We still come across the standards such as CDA (Clinical Document Architecture), CCR (Continuity of Care Record) and CCD (Continuity of Care Document), but which one should we use for...


July 9, 2010  8:49 AM

HIE Building Blocks:



Posted by: Nirpath
EMPI, HIE, Interoperability and health information exchange

HIE is a central repository or exchanging place, where clinical and administrative information is shared among institutions for clinical care, research or process improvement. It will be successful by participation of all the stakeholders in this process. To implement an HIE, one should focus on...


July 2, 2010  8:33 AM

Interface Engine for Interoperability



Posted by: Nirpath
Interface Engine, Interoperability and health information exchange

Clinics, Physician’s offices, laboratories, imaging centers etc… are facing daunting tasks of integrating with each other creating a collaborative environment that provides the satisfying service to the patient. There are a lots of legacy application written in Visual Basic 6 that integrate...


June 28, 2010  1:57 AM

Electronic Laboratory Result Exchange



Posted by: Nirpath
Interoperability and health information exchange, Lab Results, LIMS

Interoperability is increasingly recognized as necessary strategy for a high performing, effective health care system. State and national initiatives that use interoperability strategies have gained momentum with the passage of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Some 70% to...


June 21, 2010  6:46 AM

Interoperability in other industries



Posted by: Nirpath
Interoperability and health information exchange

Recently, I came across an article of a digital camera vendor, who was trying to solve the interoperability problem between the latest cameras with that of the older cameras. And, it was part of their marketing campaign to win some market share creating USP (Unique selling...


June 11, 2010  12:01 PM

Interoperability as the need in a complex system



Posted by: Nirpath
Interoperability and health information exchange

 

Life would have been simple, if there were few stake holders or for that matter...


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