Interoperability

#EmpowerHIT Twitter Chat
By Michael Gaspar 11:51 am January 03, 2018
In preparation for the new year and HIMSS18, we're hosting the #EmpowerHIT Twitter Chat to take a closer look at interoperability and identify priority areas and strategies to move forward.
Interoperability innovation in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am December 28, 2017
Private sector innovations, rather than government policy or rulemaking, dominated the interoperability discussion in 2017.
Indian Health Service EHR

A slide from an Indian Health Service presentation about their EHR. Credit: IHS

By Mike Miliard 02:06 pm December 27, 2017
As the VA embarks on its EHR replacement, IHS puts out a request for information as it explores updating its RPMS system.
Epic EHR stories of 2017
By Bernie Monegain 01:13 pm December 26, 2017
The biggest electronic health record company made plenty of big news this past year, beginning with the scoop that it would develop new technology aimed at smaller hospitals.
Former ONC chief Karen DeSalvo to join Dell Medical School
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm December 19, 2017
DeSalvo, who also served as Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS, will be a professor in Dell Med's Department of Internal Medicine, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Population Health.

From left, Michelle C. Lardner, RN, Kris K. Wilson and Matthew Ernst

By Bill Siwicki 03:06 pm December 19, 2017
Hospital and health system execs discuss hurdles they’re facing as they move into the new year.
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By 09:45 am December 19, 2017
Computers and workstations on wheels (WoWs) were designed to help clinicians spend less time working from nursing-station desktops and more time at the point of care. The reality, however, is that the ideal has yet to be fully realized.
By Bernie Monegain 03:14 pm December 14, 2017
The current CEO of Commonwealth fund also asks if hospitals and nursing homes are facing extinction.
Clinical interruption from healthcare cyberattacks
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm December 12, 2017
A new report from AMA and Accenture finds phishing is the most common type of attack.
cvs aetna merger with Epic analytics
By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm December 11, 2017
The deal holds big promise for analytics, interoperability and pop health, while other organizations are already contemplating ways to make use of retail health data.

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