Health information exchange implementation and management
- February 11, 2011
Health information exchange is at a crossroads -- public versus private, federated versus centralized. The HIMSS 2011 conference will help light the road ahead.
- February 04, 2011
Hospitals are building a de facto national health information exchange infrastructure as they try to connect ambulatory practices and other hospitals in their regions.
- December 13, 2010
White House advisers want greater health information exchange among providers. To accomplish this, they suggest a universal language for electronic health record systems.
- October 14, 2010
Using health data standards can jumpstart health information exchange and in the process, prepare providers for meaningful use. New York Medicaid's e-prescribing is proof.
- August 23, 2010
New HIEs are cropping up in the wake of meaningful use requirements, and hospitals look to lead the way for interoperability.
- August 09, 2010
Increasing numbers of health information exchange initiatives are sharing data, but few are breaking even. That must change if HIEs are to help providers reach meaningful use.
- July 02, 2010
David Riley, lead for the Federal Health Architecture, discusses how version 3 of the open source tool CONNECT can advance health information exchange, a key tenet of meaningful use.
- June 04, 2010
Agencies preparing to launch federal Beacon communities, health information exchanges and regional extension centers talk about the need for speed, outreach and planning.
- May 26, 2010
The state of Texas, recognizing that HITECH Act stimulus funds won't cover the cost of its health information exchange infrastructure, is turning to a public-private alliance to get the HIE built.
- April 29, 2010
Washington has awarded millions in HIT grants to start health information exchanges. State officials think much more money is needed -- and they wonder where it will come from.
- March 25, 2010
Reforming health care adds millions to Medicaid. States must maintain the new electronic records that will support patients’ care. Health information exchange grant money should help.
- December 17, 2009
The Health IT Policy Committee has recommended new standards for sharing lab data through electronic health records, including vocabulary, messaging and transaction.
- November 22, 2009
An eHealth Initiative study says health information exchanges are making progress in facilitating meaningful use for electronic health records.