Health information exchange implementation and management
- June 26, 2012
State and federal HIT leaders say Direct patient data exchange good for the near term for getting through meaningful use, but evolving quality initiatives will require much more.
- June 14, 2012
We expected the HIT world to look at ONC's trusted health information exchange concept as another compliance mandate. Early returns show enthusiasm for the idea in some quarters.
- June 08, 2012
A new trusted health information exchange certification program is underway in ONC advisory committees. Here's what you need to know.
- May 17, 2012
Collaboration between Colorado’s health information exchange and the state's telehealth network brings EHR adoption and telemedicine services to rural providers and hospitals.
- April 17, 2012
Emphasizing how health information exchange helps patients brought the Central Illinois HIE from nearly nothing to 50% participation in just three years. Here's how it happened.
- February 23, 2012
Meaningful use stage 2 will finally see release, but not during HIMSS 2012 as expected. Watching the waiting game unfold made for fascinating, if also uneasy, theater.
- February 21, 2012
CIOs at a pre-HIMSS 2012 forum learned that information exchange is more than just federal HIE mandates. It's also a tool for getting clinical, administrative staff to cooperate.
- February 20, 2012
On the eve of HIMSS 2012, VHA senior advisor Ashish Jha says the HITECH Act is helping health IT building the infrastructure for health reform. Next up: Doing the same for HIE.
- February 20, 2012
Federal officials discuss the state of HIE at HIMSS 2012. Public health agencies, with limited resources, are having trouble keeping up, though teaming with HIEs seems to help.
- November 02, 2011
Good governance, project management and workflow analysis will help hospitals meet meaningful use today. Tomorrow, though, the focus will shift to health information exchange.
- October 27, 2011
As U.S. states struggle to build health information exchange, Maine's got a federal-funding jump start. Its leader shared trials and tribulations at the AHIMA 2011 meeting.
- July 27, 2011
Funding and expertise are scarce as local public health officials prepare to be inundated with immunization, syndromic surveillance and lab patient data, thanks to meaningful use.
- July 06, 2011
Building a state HIE is complicated. Creating an IT back-end to support individual patient consent -- mandated by law in some states -- is even more complex.
- May 18, 2011
State health IT leaders discuss how privacy laws and EHR interoperability issues make interstate health information exchange anything but straightforward.
- May 17, 2011
Despite many barriers, the national health network envisioned by former ONC head Dr. David Blumenthal will be built, he says -- but maybe not by the HITECH Act's goal of 2015.