Interoperability

HIMSS17 Rasu Shrestha UPMC
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 17, 2017
UPMC's Chief Innovation Officer says it's time to dig deeper into what matters, shares a pet peeve and recounts the first time U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sent him a tweet.
Sequoia RSNA image sharing
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:36 am February 17, 2017
The nonprofit is also building out its Carequality and eHealth Exchange programs, CEO Mariann Yeager said. 
Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum UnitedHealthcare

Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum CEO Cindy Munn said LHQF serves as the conduit betwenn emergency rooms and managed care organizations. 

By Diana Manos 06:56 am February 17, 2017
LHQF and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana created an HIE registry to keep patients out of the emergency room. 
Michele Snyder, chief marketing officer at Welltok

'In order to work hard and be motivated, I have to really believe in something both professionally and personally,' says Snyder.

By Miriam Paramore 12:31 pm February 16, 2017
Miriam Paramore talks with Snyder about her work and what keeps her engaged, why it's critical to help women thrive, and also about the pursuit of the ever elusive "balance."
ONC code-a-thon blockchain

Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, sees long-term potential applications of blockchain across healthcare.

By Mike Miliard 11:32 am February 15, 2017
Hosted in Washington by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the event aims to find ways to deploy the emerging technology in healthcare to solve issues such as identity management, data aggregation and more.

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:02 am February 15, 2017
Patients will always receive care across multiple venues, and that means healthcare providers must learn how to exchange data. Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability.
HIMSS17
By Gus Venditto 04:27 pm February 14, 2017
A list of fun events taking place in the evening hours.
HIMSS17 show floor
By Tom Sullivan 12:57 pm February 14, 2017
A leading trend emerges every year at HIMSS Annual Conference. What do you think will be the big idea at this year's event in Orlando?
interoperability disruptive portal
By Chris Nerney 07:34 am February 14, 2017
Healthcare consultant and caregiver Max Stroud said patients need more than a portal because live interactions can uncover things technology alone cannot. 

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