Health information exchange implementation and management
- 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.