Interoperability

By Tom Sullivan 03:05 pm November 29, 2017
State HIT Coordinator Carrie Paykoc said the plan aligns with national efforts and drives toward Colorado’s own take on the Triple Aim.  
Blockchain in healthcare
By 03:04 pm November 29, 2017
The tech’s appeal lies in its digital ledger of transactions and healthcare is on the precipice of adoption to grow networks of secure data.
Cerner go-live in Dublin

Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Credit: Alison Cassidy

By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm November 28, 2017
Rotunda is the third hospital to implement the Maternal & Newborn Clinical Management System, the first shared EHR system in Ireland.
Halamka to steer new blockchain journal
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm November 28, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO named top editor for publication that will highlight positive and negative experiences with the digital ledger tech.
FHIR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am November 27, 2017
Although many organizations claim interoperability is a major focus, progress is slow, at best. For HL7 CEO Charles Jaffe, the reason is a lack of financial reward, as for-profit vendors can’t be expected to “connect everyone on their own dime.”
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm November 16, 2017
The VistA replacement will be built off the MHS Genesis work already in progress for the Defense Department.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm November 15, 2017
While EHRs and data security get all the attention, there are more immediate opportunities for the digital ledger technology.  
Black Book list of top IT vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 13, 2017
But just 19 percent of LTPAC organizations have some technological capabilities of EHRs operational, report shows. Only 3 percent are using analytics to improve quality and efficiency.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.

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