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April 13, 2018
Facebook's proposal to match anonymized patient data with user profiles has some experts worried about the possible privacy implications of such a project.
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.'
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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
New York-based health information exchange HEALTHeLINK recently surpassed one million enrolled patients, due in part to increased awareness of the benefits of HIEs. 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
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Indu Subaiya, M.D., talks about digital transformation, the intersection of healthcare and consumer tech and how directing short films has informed her work in health IT. Continue Reading
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
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An emerging crop of digital transformation consulting firms such as VertitechIT and Quisitive aims to help enterprises navigate the technical and cultural rigors of change. 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
Secure messaging in healthcare can save providers and patients time and frustration, but the security of PHI should always be the number one priority. Continue Reading