PDMP data sharing
By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm February 02, 2018
Just four states haven't yet enrolled with the group, which aims to give providers the full prescribing history of patients to reduce opioid misuse and abuse.
Epic EHR

Credit: Ylem

By Mike Miliard 03:06 pm February 01, 2018
Following its announced merger with Epic client Aurora, the health system says the single-platform will replace its mix of Cerner, eClinicalWorks and Allscripts.

Interoperability Showcase from HIMSS17

By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm January 31, 2018
Beyond those and many other use cases, the longtime health data exchange demo and networking spot looks toward a bright future of LT-PAC expansion, APIs and other innovations.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:28 am January 31, 2018
EHR maker says One Virtual System Worldwide will enable its customers to exchange health data with other vendors’ electronic health records platforms.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am January 30, 2018
The Center for Supply Chain Studies study is a proof of concept effort to show blockchain in action, while the second focuses on temperature-controlled environments of the supply chain.
HIMSS Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative

The initiative hopes to integrate into the core Olympics infrastructure and expand information exchange among the countries participating.

By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm January 29, 2018
The Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative hopes to offer a seamless data exchange among 200 countries.
EHRs and interoperability
By Jeff Lagasse 10:23 am January 29, 2018
ATM's interoperable functionality has been a benchmark for EHRs and now, they're making progress toward a similar interoperability says Cedars-Sinai chief clinical transformation officer Scott Weingarten.
FHIR standards

A snapshot of the VisualDx app. Credit: Google Play

By Bill Siwicki 05:27 pm January 26, 2018
Physicians at one Missouri health system are using the app to quickly reach conclusions and move forward with the best care options, its CMIO says.
opioid crisis
By Jessica Davis 02:07 pm January 25, 2018
The nonprofit aims to press Congress for PDMP interoperability between states and more accessible data for providers and pharmacists to combat opioid abuse.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.

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