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April 09, 2019
DirectTrust, a nonprofit association of health IT and healthcare organizations, has taken a step forward in developing health data exchange standards. The nonprofit announced Tuesday that it has ...
March 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services turns to healthcare players for input on promoting EHR adoption in post-acute care settings. But greater adoption may not mean greater interoperability, according to one expert.
March 06, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services appointed a new leader to drive change and interoperability in healthcare from the federal level. Mark Roche, a physician informaticist, will take on ...
February 15, 2019
Newly proposed rules from CMS and ONC aren't just about fostering interoperability and patient data access, they're also about creating a competitive healthcare market.
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There are seemingly endless possibilities for AI in healthcare, whether it's as a set of second eyes for radiologists or as a tool to improve patient engagement. Continue Reading
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote the best use of IT and management systems in the healthcare industry. Continue Reading
Microsoft is just one of several tech giants targeting healthcare organizations with the recent release of its new open source FHIR Server for its Azure cloud. Continue Reading
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Interoperability in healthcare isn't just a buzzword for the healthcare community, it's also something technology companies are talking about. Patrick Combes, technology leader for healthcare and ... Continue Reading
Cerner, Epic and Meditech are tackling interoperability in their own ways, but all their efforts will come up short until healthcare organizations ask for it, according to a Chilmark Research analyst. Continue Reading
Why are Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google so focused on the healthcare industry? Financial opportunity and patient expectation. Continue Reading
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Government intervention can help enhance health information exchange and interoperability by creating organizational incentives in the healthcare industry. Continue Reading
It's hard to imagine that a federal health policy announcement would have ever included the term 'API', but it's on the minds of health regulators. Continue Reading
The modern patient experience features flavors of consumerism combined with healthcare data. Giving patients greater access to that information is one area in which technology options thrive. Continue Reading
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By some estimates it could be nearly 20 years before healthcare manages true patient engagement. Here's why healthcare CRM is such a challenge for providers today. Continue Reading
Michigan public health officials use e-prescribing and monitoring and analytics software from Appriss Health to fight opioid addiction by tracking overprescribing and abuse. Continue Reading
Patient matching has been an important issue in health IT and healthcare specifically as it relates to interoperability. More specifically, the inability to match patients to their health data, no ... Continue Reading