Interoperability

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm April 13, 2017
If the technology is going to fix healthcare’s interoperability and security problems, policymakers, IT pros and executives need fresh perspectives.
HIMSS delay 2015 edition EHR deadline
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm April 13, 2017
Organization asks HHS to move the deadline from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2018, to account for government delay in releasing final specs.
how blockchain works
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm April 13, 2017
To say the technology is advanced is an understatement, but hospitals should understand the reasons that it’s getting so much attention.
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

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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.

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