Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Rhode Island HIE notifications

Elaine Fontaine, director of data quality and analytics at RIQI. 

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am January 16, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute is using its statewide health information exchange to send real-time notifications for care transitions to and from emergency departments and hospitals. The alerts include direct messaging, EHR notifications and real-time dashboards.
CPSI Caravan rural ACO
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am January 12, 2017
The partnership aims to support as many as 20 new rural ACOs nationwide.
Health information exchange
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm January 11, 2017
Can one model for health data exchange emerge from the diverse HIE ecosystem that exists now?  
patient data minors

HEALTHeLINK executive director Dan Porreca said the law gives clinicians the most up-to-date information about patients.

By Mike Miliard 11:33 am January 04, 2017
The rule will help make available accurate and up-to-date information for minors who may see several physicians, or whose caregivers don't have their medical history on-hand.
cloud mammography population health

Kathryn Pearson Peyton, MD, lifeIMAGE, where Pearson Peyton now serves as Chair of the Women’s Health Advisory Board at lifeIMAGE and Wyatt Tellis, director of imaging IT solutions in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. 

By Chris Nerney 07:24 am December 27, 2016
It’s personal for Kathryn Pearson Peyton. But the interoperability upside to storing breast cancer images in the cloud could be a boon to earlier detection and reducing unnecessary imaging. 
Cedars-Sinai, Sutter Surescripts

Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton

By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm December 21, 2016
The network enables providers to access clinical records wherever they exist, and to see where patients have historically received care.

Vindell Washington, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:20 am December 21, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for IT released its Interoperability Standards Advisory for 2017, collecting essential standards and implementation specifications for technology developers and clinicians to know.
ONC interoperability FHIR

National Coordinator Vindell Washington said ONC is working to establish a platform on top of which others can innovate.

By Jonah Comstock 03:07 pm December 14, 2016
National Coordinator Vindell Washington said unlocking health data is the mission and he showed off FHIR-based technologies doing exactly that. 

Mariann Yeager, CEO of the Sequoia Project; Jitin Asnaani, executive director of CommonWell Health Alliance and Dave Cassel, director of Carequality.

By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am December 13, 2016
The CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality announced Dec. 13 they will be collaborating on efforts to boost data sharing among healthcare providers nationwide, committing to work together on advancing interoperability.
patient engagement jan oldenburg

Jan Oldenburg

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm November 29, 2016
Launching a patient portal is only step one, says HIMSS17 expert Jan Oldenburg. Empowering patients with the skills and technology to become partners in their own health takes much more than that. 

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