Interoperability

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.
AMIA interoperability framework
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm July 26, 2017
Though the medical informatics group urged ONC officials to take clinician, patient-centered approach.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.
Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm July 21, 2017
The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.

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