Interoperability

"The best way to think about data is to picture it as the middle layer in a three-part hierarchy that depicts the climb between care delivery and customer engagement," according to Cain Brothers.

By Brian Ahier 01:59 pm February 06, 2017
"Data is the currency of the next century," says Brian Ahier. And nowhere are health data and data management processes discussed, analyzed and examined more than at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition.
By Mike Restuccia 07:44 am December 20, 2016
Penn Medicine chief information officer Mike Restuccia reflects on the year that was and glances ahead to 2017.
Phoenix Children's Lean IT
By David Higginson 07:33 am October 24, 2016
Tasked with accomplishing what takes some health systems $100 million with less $10 million, the IT shop conceived a new approach that saved $4.5 million a year and streamlined IT infrastructure management. 
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By InterSystems 09:01 am October 03, 2016
By: Dr. Russell Leftwich, senior clinical advisor, interoperability, InterSystems Interoperability begins at home. 
tipping point for connected care
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By InterSystems 09:01 am September 19, 2016
Achieving interoperability across boundaries and connecting providers for collaboration is a long process. Here are a few examples of customers where our interoperability technology is improving care and outcomes.
By John Halamka, MD 01:20 pm September 16, 2016
"As I've said many times, one of the great challenges we have is that the 2015 Edition final rule has an enormous scope extending beyond meaningful use with the notion that it can be coupled to every government healthcare IT program," writes John Halamka, MD.  
Playing with FHIR
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By InterSystems 08:01 am August 01, 2016
The standard bodes well for future collaborative care models, even if it’s still in its infancy.
By Carla Smith and Patricia Mechael 07:07 am July 20, 2016
HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith and PCHA EVP Patricia Mechael caution against applying the phrase to all digital health apps and tools. Instead, executives and innovators should work to align emerging technologies with consumer demand.
By John Halamka, MD 11:48 am July 14, 2016
The answer to that question, says Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD, is that we need the right amount of the right regulation and legislation.  
By Brian Wells 04:54 pm May 09, 2016
Penn Medicine associate vice president of health technology Brian Wells makes the case for creating standards that map rich clinical data in EHRs and other sources to large patient cohorts.

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