Interoperability

Acting VA Secretary Wilkie urges Congress to pass Choice reform

VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie. Credit: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm April 10, 2018
The Choice Program was designed to shorten wait times and ease travel burdens for veterans. But Congress failed to pass the reform package last month.
allscripts care coordination
By Mike Miliard 12:20 pm April 10, 2018
The teams, both of which joined Allscripts via acquisition, will work to innovate acute and post-acute coordination and offer greater visibility across the care continuum.
AMA and Google interoperability contest
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm April 09, 2018
Specifically, the challenge is looking for new ways data from wearables can be exchanged between patients and physicians to help manage chronic conditions.
ONC patients health data

Credit: healthIT.gov

By Mike Miliard 10:43 am April 09, 2018
The online resource offers tips for accessing and using the information stored in electronic health records.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 07:02 am April 05, 2018
Doctors and clinicians should stake a voice in the blockchain discourse now because there are consequences for not doing so.
NIH data science strategy
By Bernie Monegain 02:09 pm April 04, 2018
NIH work is expected to transform how research is performed and how discovery is translated into care.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm April 03, 2018
Multispecialty physician group, one of the largest in the state, chooses eCW's V11 to help it manage value-based care.
State Department puts out RFI for a new EHR

U.S. Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert speaking in a press briefing room at the Department of State. Credit: Alex Wroblewski, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 11:50 am April 03, 2018
After the Coast Guard pulled its EHR contract with Epic in 2016, plans to share an EHR with the Department of State went to the wayside and officials are now working on a solo project.
Justin Barnes, Director, Justin Barnes Advisors, along with Leigh Williams, Administrator, Business Systems, Health Information & Technology, University of Virginia Health System, speak at the third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank during HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
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By Lenovo Health 08:04 am April 02, 2018
The third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank brought together a diverse group of leaders, innovators and policymakers to identify best practices that can move the industry toward key clinical models associated with value-based care, connected health and virtual care.
39 hospitals now using Apple Health Records

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 02:53 pm March 29, 2018
Stanford Medicine, Scripps, Partners Ochsner Health, Vanderbilt and Duke University are among the hospitals launching the Apple Health Records March 29.

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