Interoperability

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 01:29 pm August 02, 2017
Payers are sizing up the ledger technology for payments and claims processing, but one big area of growth could be next-generation personal health records.
future of FHIR
By Bill Siwicki 10:19 am August 02, 2017
The former U.S. CTO says healthcare is entering an upgrade cycle to more modern technology en route to democratizing health data.
Opioid commission

The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis asked the President to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency on July 31.

By Jessica Davis 01:15 pm August 01, 2017
The White House opioid group led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie also asked Trump to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.
universal patient ID manager
By Mike Miliard 01:55 pm July 28, 2017
Working with the cloud-based database developer helps Experian offer healthcare organizations better speed and scalability to manage patient identification, officials say.
AMIA interoperability framework
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm July 26, 2017
Though the medical informatics group urged ONC officials to take clinician, patient-centered approach.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.
Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm July 21, 2017
The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.
Epic EHR rollout in NY
By Bernie Monegain 12:33 pm July 21, 2017
EHR vendor to replace Meditech and LSS systems in place at Jones Memorial Hospital since 1999.
electronic health records workflow
By Jonah Comstock 02:23 pm July 20, 2017
The company has 300 doctors in its network currently and helps transmit records for more than a million patients.

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