Health Information Exchange (HIE)

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By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm September 28, 2017
The connections are particularly aimed at allowing information to follow patients who receive care while traveling.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier information exchange.
Health Catalyst launches Data Operating System
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 05, 2017
The platform combines analytics, clinical decision support, machine learning, quality measures and more.
Mark Cuban-backed blockchain platform

Mark Cuban is an investor in Radical App, whose Mercury Protocol aims to change the way messages are exchanged based on a platform that has the inherent security of blockchain.

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm August 29, 2017
The decentralized technology offers stronger privacy protections than existing platforms since its multiple servers are less vulnerable to attack than a single access point.
HIE business models

Mission Hospital is part of SHIEC through St. Joseph Health network in California.

By Tom Sullivan 01:56 pm August 29, 2017
With many community-based HIEs establishing sustainable business models, here’s a look at how the next generation of exchanges are starting to take shape.
EHR vendors
By Bill Siwicki 03:11 pm August 23, 2017
Netsmart Technologies, eHana, PsyTech Solutions and Qualifacts Systems get nearly $200,000 to build pathways for Massachusetts behavioral health providers to electronically submit reportable data.
FHIR standards
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm August 14, 2017
Experts from HL7 and DirectTrust say hospitals can benefit from combining the two interoperability specs.
eClinicalWorks Carequality framework
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 08, 2017
The health IT vendor has exchanged more than 2 million documents through  its EHR in the past 12 months.
future of FHIR
By Bill Siwicki 10:19 am August 02, 2017
The former U.S. CTO says healthcare is entering an upgrade cycle to more modern technology en route to democratizing health data.
By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm July 31, 2017
Improved user interfaces, more forward-looking features and comprehensive connections with HIEs are essential to improving patient engagement tools, says one expert.

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