Interoperability

cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm October 12, 2017
Its launch of portal-connected consumer health record and extension of free CommonWell exchange services are meant to show commitment to interoperability, "no matter what the definition," said President Zane Burke.
cerner apps
By Bernie Monegain 01:48 pm October 12, 2017
SMART on FHIR embeds the apps into the Cerner EMR, and the company’s reps say everybody wants to talk about the possibilities.
telehealth value
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm October 11, 2017
New report from CHIME and KLAS virtual care platforms are finding favor for scheduled and patient-focused visits, on-demand and consumer-focused meetings and telespecialty consults.
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By Tom Sullivan 11:11 am October 11, 2017
Improved interoperability requires integrating exchange frameworks, improving usability, earning the engagement of caregivers and patients, and more.
OurHealth My Clinic

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By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am October 09, 2017
The healthcare staffing company also tapped into the cloud-based vendor’s More Disruption Please innovator’s program, CIO Sherry Slick said.
eClinicalworks
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm October 06, 2017
New version of its cloud-centric EHR designed to improve workflow, company says.
By Mike Miliard 01:40 pm October 05, 2017
The high threshold for patient engagement in 2019 will probably be amended in future rulemakings, but one MU expert says it highlights the limited utility of patient portals.
hospital interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 12:57 pm October 03, 2017
Hospitals’ use of data for patient care from outside providers is low, with only 18.7 percent of hospitals reporting they “often” used these data, Health Affairs report finds.bern
ONC chief Donald Rucker

"Our experience is that people will report if there are issues with their product," said ONC Chief Donald Rucker.

By Mike Miliard 01:08 pm September 22, 2017
New criteria for vendors are meant to ease burdens and ultimately pass cost-savings down to the hospitals and systems that buy electronic health record software, Donald Rucker says.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the tech could enable better privacy protections and efficiency for information exchange.

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