Establishing interoperable electronic health systems
- August 17, 2018
Six tech giants have vowed to help healthcare interoperability efforts. It could be encouraging, or no help at all. Experts offer their predictions on the value.
- July 26, 2018
Up to $2 million will be provided by the ONC to two recipients to address interoperability challenges in healthcare, but one expert questions if it will be enough.
- July 25, 2018
Blue Button 2.0 is a new healthcare API aimed at making sense of Medicare claims. Developed by the U.S. Digital Service at HHS, the API is in 500 developer hands so far.
- June 21, 2018
APIs have a toe-hold in the healthcare space today but that has to change, and quickly. Stan Huff, M.D., explains why open source has to be healthcare's future.
- May 08, 2018
Google is moving quickly into healthcare, forging alliances with Fitbit and selling AI services to smaller health IT vendors. Meanwhile, Fitbit is expanding into healthcare.
- March 06, 2018
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and CMS administrator Seema Verma outlined big changes coming to promote interoperability and greater patient access to EHRs.
- February 01, 2018
Epic Systems Corp. introduced new interoperability features, part of its Epic 2018 EHR update, that enable Epic-based healthcare systems to share more health data with each other.
- January 09, 2018
Federal health IT officials under the 21st Century Cures Act have proposed regulations for health data information sharing, the Trusted Exchange Framework 'network of networks.'
- December 11, 2017
Disparate systems and siloes plague healthcare when what is needed is true healthcare IT integration. Progress aims to achieve this with its new Health Cloud platform.
- December 01, 2017
For ONC, the top healthcare IT issues that need to be addressed by the industry are interoperability and EHR usability. The national coordinator lays out three influencing factors.
- 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.
- March 30, 2017
President Trump's appointment of former GOP congressman John Fleming, M.D., to a newly created health technology post could portend ONC downsizing and MACRA changes.