Health Information Exchange (HIE)

AMIA presses FCC on broadband
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 24, 2017
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone benefits from advances in health IT.
McKesson spinoff Change Healthcare bets big on blockchain
By Mike Miliard 03:53 pm May 22, 2017
Value-based care company joins heavy-hitters such as a IBM and Kaiser Permanente to explore new avenues for digital ledger platforms in the health industry.
VA hospital links with statewide HIE to move vets beyond paper

Providence VA Medical Center

By Mike Miliard 12:33 pm May 08, 2017
Prior to the partnership, caregivers at Providence VAMC were often left in the dark about what care patients were getting from other providers in the community.
ONC interoperability standards
By Mike Miliard 11:57 am May 01, 2017
New framework aims to track usage data on standardized data exchange progress.
Sequoia Project, DirectTrust tout interoperability surge
By Mike Miliard 01:06 pm April 27, 2017
More healthcare providers are signing on to HIE initiatives, there are more EHR transactions and more states covered as connectivity expands for both.
VA should choose anyone but Cerner to ignite EHR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am April 21, 2017
Going with a different electronic health record vendor to replace VistA might force the industry to take interoperability issues more seriously, Chilmark founder says.
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm April 20, 2017
Among recent developments in interoperable data exchange is a new physician-led health information network in Connecticut.
secure document exchange FHIR for EMS
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm April 18, 2017
Emergency teams can connect via DirectTrust, Carequality, FHIR and more.
By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm April 11, 2017
IBM breaks down the much-hyped technology for healthcare and other industry executives looking to better grasp what the tech can do.
HIMSS support creating unique patient identifiers to improve care delivery
By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm April 10, 2017
HIMSS and 24 other organizations want the feds to support creating unique patient identifiers to improve care delivery.

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