Health Information Exchange (HIE)

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
HIE 3.0 will harness IT infrastructure to integrate social determinants and behavioral health into medical data within EHRs.
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.
HITRUST launches community outreach program
By Mike Miliard 12:32 pm July 26, 2017
Town halls at Tufts Medical Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Centura Health and more are meant to give healthcare professionals a chance to compare notes and share strategies for better security.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.

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