Health Information Exchange (HIE)

St Francis HIMSS Stage 7
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm November 21, 2016
The hospital worked with its technology vendors to drive better internal interoperability; it also was applauded for advance use of RFID for medication dispensing.
Horizon Family Medical HIMSS Davies
By Mike Miliard 01:42 pm November 18, 2016
The provider tapped an EHR-based care management tool to cut readmissions by 30 percent, HIMSS said.
Louisiana patient engagement

Jamie Martin of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum

By Tom Sullivan 02:21 pm November 17, 2016
The state has already achieved a marked increase in people using its patient portal and HIE. One big surprise: Its most active patients turned out to be the ones widely considered least interested in technology. 
CRISP Verato patient matching

Verato CEO Mark LaRow.

By Jack McCarthy 09:56 am November 17, 2016
The HIE will use the tool to more systematically share data across its various provider organizations. 
MLB medical information trades

 Major League Baseball Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem (photo courtesy MLB.com)

By Jessica Davis 03:14 pm November 14, 2016
'This is kind of an area where we've been moving each year since we adopted the electronic medical records,' said Major League Baseball's chief legal officer, following suspension of Padres' GM Preller.
healthcare execs Trump president

Photo credit: Michael Vadon via Flickr.

By Tom Sullivan 07:18 am November 11, 2016
Survey responses range from massive disruption to more competitive markets. Hospital leaders are hoping that prices go down but alternative payment models MACRA, MIPS and the Medicare Shared Savings Program remain. 

National Coordinator for Health IT Vindell Washington, MD

By Jessica Davis 02:22 pm November 09, 2016
In its annual report to Congress, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT touts widespread EHR usage and an increase in health information exchange. But the agency says there's still work do be done to make true interoperability a success.  
open source EHR

Burke Mamlin, MD, and Paul Biondich, MD, of the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am November 08, 2016
The prize recognizes technological research and innovation in informatics.
By Mike Miliard 06:59 am November 03, 2016
Contest seeks innovative uses of APIs thay can enable consumers to more easily share their personal health data.

Judy Faulkner, Epic CEO

By Bernie Monegain 01:08 pm October 28, 2016
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner will be honored this fall with a prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. It’s one of three Distinguished Alumni Awards the Wisconsin Alumni Association will hand out.

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