Electronic Health Records

By Gus Venditto 10:33 am February 19, 2017
A new HIMSS initiative is working to showcase interoperability at the 2020 games.
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By Lenovo Health 08:46 am February 17, 2017
Health IT solutions must address patient ID challenges along the care continuum. As virtual care grows to engage a wider breadth of patients, the industry needs to look at innovative ways to ensure ID security.
EHR Nuance HIMSS Analytics

Nuance senior vice president of healthcare marketing Brenda Hodge

By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm February 15, 2017
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations have increased staff to boost EHR adoption, according to a study by Nuance Communications and HIMSS Analytics to be released next week at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.
Epic Geisinger EHR population

Epic president Carl Dvorak said the deal will help create a community of learning and feedback. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am February 15, 2017
The initiative aims to help Epic shops improve care manager efficiency and compliance with evidence-based clinical best practices.

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 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.
DirectTrust EHR clinical messaging

Direct workgroup co-chair Holly Miller, MD, said that Direct provides connectivity and now its up to EHR makers to focus on usability and address messaging shortcomings. 

By Mike Miliard 11:26 am February 13, 2017
Interoperability group recommends that IT developers standardize features to manage clinical messages and their attachments.
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.
Kansas HIE empowers patients
By Diana Manos 08:09 am February 10, 2017
Kansas Health Information Network forwards all information, including notes and reports, to patients via a portal. 

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