Interoperability

Sponsored by
By Axway 11:45 am August 15, 2017
For all too many years, the healthcare industry’s attempts to innovate have run into the proverbial brick wall. An emerging standard is sparking much needed change, though.
FHIR standards
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm August 14, 2017
Experts from HL7 and DirectTrust say hospitals can benefit from combining the two interoperability specs.
Microsoft Coco
By Tom Sullivan 03:57 pm August 10, 2017
Hospitals can use the tech to create blockchain networks with governance, security and other transactional capabilities, the company says.
Regenstrief wins AHRQ grant
By Bernie Monegain 11:39 am August 09, 2017
Researchers will use the funding to new approaches to enable EHRs to more accurately bring patient information together to ensure clinicians are looking at the right information for a specific individual.
eClinicalWorks Carequality framework
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 08, 2017
The health IT vendor has exchanged more than 2 million documents through  its EHR in the past 12 months.
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By Axway 12:44 pm August 07, 2017
The frustrations associated with sharing information have burdened the healthcare industry’s digitization efforts for many years. With application programming interfaces (APIs) taking hold, however, data exchange is now easier to accomplish.
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.

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