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January 25, 2019
Achieving interoperability is a major undertaking, something the FHIR standard alone won't be able to accomplish, according to one HL7 organizational member.
January 10, 2019
The healthcare sector is anxiously awaiting the release of federal health agencies' rules on interoperability, but the government shutdown will further delay their release.
October 24, 2018
By October 18, Hurricane Michael, the strongest U.S. storm in terms of maximum sustained wind speed since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, left 35 people dead and displaced over 300,000 people in Florida, ...
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.
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A registered health information technician (RHIT) is a certified professional who stores and verifies the accuracy and completeness of electronic health records. Continue Reading
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New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery deployed software from Parachute Health Inc. to bring the fax machine directly to its EHR system. 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
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Cybersecurity is an ongoing priority -- and challenge -- for healthcare organizations. A health information management team can help keep data secure and protected. Continue Reading
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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