Health information exchange implementation and management
- March 05, 2020
On Monday, President Trump was slated to speak at HIMSS 2020. On Thursday, the health IT event was canceled for the first time in 58 years due to the coronavirus outbreak.
- March 04, 2020
President Trump will likely talk about patient empowerment and interoperability at HIMSS 2020 -- all set against a backdrop of growing concern over the coronavirus.
- January 28, 2020
SecureLink for Healthcare is designed for helping health systems like UMass Memorial Health Care manage vendor access to their networks.
- December 20, 2019
CMS is working to address a coding issue that's potentially caused the protected health information of 10,000 beneficiaries to be shared with other beneficiaries or apps.
- December 09, 2019
The Geisinger-led Keystone Health Information Exchange launched a cutting-edge imaging app based on the FHIR standard to make it easier to share imaging data across the HIE.
- November 06, 2019
Salesforce rolled out new features for Health Cloud focused primarily on the life sciences. The goal is to help those kinds of companies get closer to their customers.
- April 04, 2019
CareMount Medical hopes for reduced costs and improved quality of care by improving how the acute and post-acute care settings communicate and measure success.
- March 15, 2019
In this Q&A, Craig Richardville looks back at what he's learned over his career as a CIO and consultant, as well as what he plans to do in his new role as CIO of SCL Health.
- January 25, 2019
Achieving interoperability is a major undertaking, something the FHIR standard alone won't be able to accomplish, according to one HL7 organizational member.
- January 10, 2019
The healthcare sector is anxiously awaiting the release of federal health agencies' rules on interoperability, but the government shutdown will further delay their release.
- October 24, 2018
By October 18, Hurricane Michael, the strongest U.S. storm in terms of maximum sustained wind speed since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, left 35 people dead and displaced over 300,000 people in Florida, ...
- April 13, 2018
Facebook's proposal to match anonymized patient data with user profiles has some experts worried about the possible privacy implications of such a project.
- 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.'
- 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.
- January 24, 2017
As two of the largest EHRs in the healthcare space, Epic and Cerner have often appeared to be at odds with each other. But that seems to be changing via an ONC initiative.
- 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.
- September 26, 2016
It is well known in the health IT world that health information exchange challenges abound. The CIO of MGH discusses the challenges he has witnessed in Massachusetts.
- May 12, 2016
Most people can be reached instantly by others through mobile technology. A new healthcare contest devised by ONC may make it so that patients are able to approve the electronic transmission of ...
- May 04, 2016
Under the proposed new Medicare reimbursement rules to modify meaningful use, physicians and healthcare systems must prove they're not blocking information flow, among other requirements.
- May 03, 2016
When it comes to interoperability standards in healthcare, there are many barriers. One of Epic System Corp.'s vice presidents weighs in.
- March 14, 2016
With their new vendor pledge against information blocking, HHS and ONC have stepped up their campaign against the alleged practice by some EHR vendors and healthcare providers.
- February 17, 2016
A group created to expand the interoperable exchange of patient data between providers with different EHR systems can now count a few more healthcare organizations as members. Less than two weeks ...
- May 05, 2015
The CEO of health IT standards group HL7 International said the health IT industry is coalescing around FHIR as a new interoperability standard.
- April 29, 2015
In this video, CHIME leaders Russ Branzell and Chuck Christian push for a national patient identifier and discuss interoperability concerns.
- March 23, 2015
More than 300 educational sessions -- including speeches, roundtable discussions and workshops -- await those attending HIMSS 2015.
- March 16, 2015
The chief health information officer for ONC says the agency has a leading role in President Obama's precision medicine initiative.
- February 24, 2015
A funding opportunity from the ONC and HHS will give out $28 million in awards, spread out among as many as 12 state HIEs.
- February 23, 2015
The ONC published a draft of its interoperability plan that delineates stages and targets for healthcare professionals to hit over the next decade.
- February 13, 2015
The CEO of HL7 discusses the lack of a national patient identifier and the organization's global approach to standards development.
- February 04, 2015
It's clear at the ONC Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., that interoperability has moved up in importance, as have population health efforts.
- September 17, 2014
National Health IT Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, M.D., christens National Health IT Week with a patient engagement keynote; debuts her Walking Gallery jacket.
- August 01, 2014
Lixin Tao of Pace University, speaking at the mHealth + Telehealth conference, urged providers to standardize around HL7 data-exchange standards.