Health Information Exchange (HIE)

HIE ED readmission

HealthlinkNY CEO Christina Galanis expects further clinical and operational ROI from the HIE as patient data sets get more robust and more physicians gain experience using the exchange.

By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm March 08, 2017
Hospitals in New York are finding big quality and efficiency gains thanks to the ability to access patient EHR data via a regional health information exchange.
CVS Epic chronic care
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm March 03, 2017
The rollout expands on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics, and will enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions.
patient expectations health data

Transcend Insights CMO Thomas Van Gilder, said that patients see information sharing as essential and it’s time that providers give them the tools they need to stay connected. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:22 am March 03, 2017
The survey also found that a majority of patients use a digital device and believe it would be helpful for that data to be part of their medical history. 

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
ONC Move Health Data Forward
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am February 28, 2017
The winning teams put strategies such as open APIs to work enabling secure and straightforward movement of patient data.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 05:56 pm February 22, 2017
The technology's implications for interoperability, privacy, claims processing and more are intriguing. But many challenges must be addressed before wider applications become possible.
Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17

Argonaut leader Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 21, 2017
At the HL7 booth, interoperability guru Micky Tripathi touts progress made on public APIs.
ONC code-a-thon blockchain

Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, sees long-term potential applications of blockchain across healthcare.

By Mike Miliard 11:32 am February 15, 2017
Hosted in Washington by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the event aims to find ways to deploy the emerging technology in healthcare to solve issues such as identity management, data aggregation and more.

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.
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.

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