Interoperability

HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.
VistA modernization VA Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
Chilmark HIE value-based
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 22, 2017
Research firm said that the transition to value-based care is driving a need for diverse data flows and APIs to more effectively supply and consume data.   
Ivenix infusion pump
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am March 21, 2017
CEO Stuart Randle said the startup will use its first round of funding to enhance its technology platform and work toward FDA clearance.
IBM blockchain Linux Hyperledger
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm March 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced new developer and governance tools for blockchain.
FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.
Epic App Orchard open
By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm March 13, 2017
The EHR vendor, which has been building the marketplace for some time, said App Orchard is now officially up and running.
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
VA VistA commercial EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD

By Jessica Davis 03:30 pm March 09, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has more important priorities than software development, VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, told the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.

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