Interoperability

Jared Kushner VA VistA

Jared Kushner, left, with President Trump after the announcement of the launch of The White House Office of American Innovation. Photo via Instagram

By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm April 03, 2017
VA has struggled to correct IT and scheduling issues for years, and it looks like those problems have landed on the chief son-in-law’s desk.
Renee Broadbent Pop Health Forum 2017

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, advised attendees to consider four areas to advance value-based care and population health.

By Tom Sullivan 02:57 pm April 03, 2017
Instead, it’s the financial implications, IT infrastructure, provider readiness and cultural readiness that can make or break population health, healthcare leaders say at the Pop Health Forum.
InterSystems 3rd-party development projects
By Mike Miliard 01:09 pm April 03, 2017
Baystate Health’s TechSpring partners with vendors such as Cerner, Imprivata and Premier to help them develop apps to bring to market.
Accenture: Healthcare saves billions
By Tom Sullivan 12:57 pm March 31, 2017
The consulting firm found 6 therapeutic areas for which digital investments can have a major impact.
HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.
VistA modernization VA Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
Chilmark HIE value-based
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 22, 2017
Research firm said that the transition to value-based care is driving a need for diverse data flows and APIs to more effectively supply and consume data.   
Ivenix infusion pump
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am March 21, 2017
CEO Stuart Randle said the startup will use its first round of funding to enhance its technology platform and work toward FDA clearance.
IBM blockchain Linux Hyperledger
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm March 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced new developer and governance tools for blockchain.
FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.

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