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Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum CEO Cindy Munn said LHQF serves as the conduit betwenn emergency rooms and managed care organizations. 

By Diana Manos 06:56 am February 17, 2017
LHQF and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana created an HIE registry to keep patients out of the emergency room. 

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:02 am February 15, 2017
Patients will always receive care across multiple venues, and that means healthcare providers must learn how to exchange data. Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 09:03 am February 14, 2017
Consumerism is no longer a buzzword in healthcare, says Cerner President Zane Burke. As the industry continues to shift, providers should evaluate the care delivery process from the front-end to back-end to identify opportunities for improvement with the consumer in mind.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 01:30 pm February 13, 2017
The health IT industry is diligently working to understand and address the evolution of the healthcare consumer. But it is still a reactive response, rather than the proactive and strategic approach that's needed.
By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm February 10, 2017
Black Book Report shows that 70 percent of hospitals say data from outside providers is missing from their systems' workflows.
By Ray Pelosi 01:28 pm February 06, 2017
Acknowledgement of the value of interoperability – and the desire to implement it – are seemingly widespread in healthcare. So why is the industry still so short of achieving it?

"The roadmap from the ONC has veered off into multiple paths, so it has become a 'choose your own adventure book' process," said Theresa Bell, president and CTO of Kno2. "It speaks to the complexity of it."

By John Andrews 10:12 am February 02, 2017
The path to interoperability has been a circuitous one over the past 13 years, veering off in directions that weren't anticipated when the concept became an industry-wide initiative in 2004.
By John Andrews 10:30 am February 01, 2017
EHRs have become an integral part of healthcare delivery, but there is a sense that they aren't fulfilling their enormous potential as conduits for personal health information, patient diagnostics, point-of-care decision support and more.
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Amita COO for population health Ryan West (left) and chief medical officer Luke Hansen, MD. 

By Susan Morse 01:57 pm January 26, 2017
The provider shares the four key principles it has instituted during two decades of clinical and financial success with capitation arrangements.

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