Interoperability

healthcare Blue Button

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma speaking at HIMSS18

By David Harlow 10:11 am April 24, 2018
Despite their apparent promise to advance interoperability of clinical and claims data, exactly when the Blue Button 2.0 and MyHealthEData initiatives that CMS unveiled at HIMSS18 will be fully implemented remains unclear.
By Russell Leftwich, MD 03:44 pm January 19, 2018
While last year was focused on capturing useful data, now we need to draw insights from that data across the entire care continuum.
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By InterSystems 09:01 am November 21, 2017
The full value of FHIR is still years in the making, says one expert.
EHR
By Mike Restuccia 02:30 pm November 15, 2017
When the thrill of electronic health record implementation is over, hospital and IT execs are left to wonder: We are live on the EHR, so now what?
My #IHeartHIT story
By Rich Piper 03:25 pm October 05, 2017
With better coordinated care, providers will be able to make more informed decisions and their patients will experience better outcomes.
By Ken Congdon 11:35 am October 05, 2017
Information must be shared outside of the healthcare network in which it resides to allow all of a patient’s valuable data to be available to all of their providers.
By Mike Restuccia 12:47 pm September 25, 2017
Mike Restuccia has seen firsthand the challenges and opportunities of deriving as much value as possible from your electronic health records software.
EHR interoperability
By Rob Barras 03:14 pm September 18, 2017
Advisory Board Senior Vice President Rob Barras discusses the need for providers to start locally to spark interoperability while recognizing there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.
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By Ira S. Sachs 08:55 am May 23, 2017
VA Secretary David Shulkin is currently in the process of deciding among electronic health record alternatives for the future. Here are the main aspects VA should take into account when making its pick.
HIMSS17

Top tips: Don't forget your walking shoes and remember you control your time.

By Sue Schade 03:55 pm February 15, 2017
The countdown to HISS17 continues. As I wrote last week, the best way to think about it is in three ways – education, vendors, and networking. This post is the second in a three-part series – focusing on vendors.

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