Interoperability

Cerner EHR VA DoD
By Mike Miliard 10:34 am December 05, 2017
With federal spending priorities in flux, and VistA technology issues still to be ironed out, one expert parses out what we might expect in the weeks ahead.
CMS interoperability

CMS Administrator Seema Verma discusses policy and regulation issues with ONC chief Donald Rucker, MD, at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s annual meeting on Friday. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm December 01, 2017
The CMS Administrator talked about her personal mission to give patients a voice -- and better access to data they need.
AMIA ONC interoperability standards

Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the 2017 Capital Health Tech Summit. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm November 30, 2017
The informatics group calls for dedicated roadmap for standards, including a framework for how multiple standards should fit together to support data exchange.
EHR real-time analytics
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm November 29, 2017
The CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization says its population health platform has helped manage disparate data, but he still wishes vendors and payers would help manage the burden of value-based care.
By Tom Sullivan 03:05 pm November 29, 2017
State HIT Coordinator Carrie Paykoc said the plan aligns with national efforts and drives toward Colorado’s own take on the Triple Aim.  
Blockchain in healthcare
By 03:04 pm November 29, 2017
The tech’s appeal lies in its digital ledger of transactions and healthcare is on the precipice of adoption to grow networks of secure data.
Cerner go-live in Dublin

Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Credit: Alison Cassidy

By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm November 28, 2017
Rotunda is the third hospital to implement the Maternal & Newborn Clinical Management System, the first shared EHR system in Ireland.
Halamka to steer new blockchain journal
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm November 28, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO named top editor for publication that will highlight positive and negative experiences with the digital ledger tech.
FHIR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am November 27, 2017
Although many organizations claim interoperability is a major focus, progress is slow, at best. For HL7 CEO Charles Jaffe, the reason is a lack of financial reward, as for-profit vendors can’t be expected to “connect everyone on their own dime.”
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.

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