Interoperability

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 10:23 am April 13, 2017
Deeply entrenched business models, implementation costs, regulations and technical challenges all stand between healthcare organizations and secure, interoperable health data.
The dawn of precision medicine has begun, ONC says
By Tom Sullivan 11:15 am April 12, 2017
Agency says pilots at Harvard and Intermountain, as well as work with NIH and FDA, are already advancing the goal of accelerating scientific discovery for personalized treatment plans.
HL7 moves FHIR closer to interoperability for precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 08:28 am April 12, 2017
Health Level 7 genomics co-chair points to use cases in place today that other hospitals can adopt to advance precision medicine.
Tell us: How can EHRs be fixed?
By Henry Powderly 03:33 pm April 11, 2017
As complaints, especially from physicians, continue to mount, we'd love your ideas for making the platforms better.
By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm April 11, 2017
IBM breaks down the much-hyped technology for healthcare and other industry executives looking to better grasp what the tech can do.
Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
doctors demand better EHR experience

photo by Juhan Sonin via Flickr

By Bernie Monegain 01:45 pm April 10, 2017
Electronic health record vendors are making the software more user-friendly, but not nearly fast enough. Doctors weigh in on what they need for a better EHR experience.
Redox wins Intermountain interoperability tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am April 10, 2017
Startup sees total Series B funding swell to $10 million.
HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase
By Jessica Davis 12:30 pm April 07, 2017
Lengthy visits to the redesigned exhibition space showed healthcare decision-makers' interest in more seamless, standards-based data exchange.
Jared Kushner VA VistA

Jared Kushner, left, with President Trump after the announcement of the launch of The White House Office of American Innovation. Photo via Instagram

By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm April 03, 2017
VA has struggled to correct IT and scheduling issues for years, and it looks like those problems have landed on the chief son-in-law’s desk.

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