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Establishing interoperable electronic health systems News
March 06, 2018
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and CMS administrator Seema Verma outlined big changes coming to promote interoperability and greater patient access to EHRs.
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.'
December 11, 2017
Disparate systems and siloes plague healthcare when what is needed is true healthcare IT integration. Progress aims to achieve this with its new Health Cloud platform.
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The 21st Century Cures Act is a wide-ranging healthcare bill that funds medical research and development, medical device innovation, mental health research and care, opioid addiction treatment and prevention, and health information technology. Continue Reading
Epic Systems is one of the largest providers of health information technology, used primarily by large U.S. hospitals and health systems to access, organize, store and share electronic medical records. Continue Reading
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is an interoperability standard for electronic exchange of healthcare information. Continue Reading
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The Apple Health app pilot combines flavors of EHR interoperability and patient engagement, according to some hospitals involved in the early stages of the effort. 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
I am floored by how many players made significant moves in recent weeks to become new healthcare technology companies or further anchor their existing position in the industry. Consider these ... Continue Reading
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In order for healthcare providers to effectively work together on patient care, collaboration tools must be interoperable and comply with HIPAA to protect PHI. Continue Reading
A Connecticut state social services agency uses master patient index software to enable accurate patient matching for clients seeking behavioral and physical healthcare services. Continue Reading
Healthcare standards are essential to many initiatives such as interoperability. However, as an expert from the VA explains, they are also important to informatics. Continue Reading
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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
Many healthcare professionals are turning to third-party applications, the use of APIs and HIEs to overcome the lack of interoperability still present in healthcare. Continue Reading
Vendors demonstrate that interoperability is possible when it comes to patient medication information. This makes CIOs hopeful for the future. Continue Reading