Interoperability

By Mike Miliard 04:48 pm February 20, 2017
During a packed ONC Town Hall, officials report progress on EHR safety, precision medicine, interoperability, 21st Century Cures and more.

From left, John Kansky, Mark McClellan and Andy Slavitt at a fireside chat during HIMSS17 in Orlando on Monday.

By Susan Morse 04:28 pm February 20, 2017
Slavitt and McClellan say software is still not meeting the needs of clinicians and patients.

The HL7 booth at HIMSS17. (via Twitter)

By Bill Siwicki 04:18 pm February 20, 2017
The National Association for Trusted Exchange at HIMSS17 has unveiled NATE’s Blue Button Directory, which it will be demonstrating at the HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase.
Deven McGraw at HIMSS17

Deven McGraw speaking at HIMSS17 about OCR’s 2017 priorities.

By Jessica Davis 02:34 pm February 20, 2017
The organization’s deputy director, Deven McGraw, revealed OCR’s 2017 priorities and got real with the auditing process.
Josh Mandel at HIMSS17

Josh Mandel, MD, a physician and software developer speaking at the Interoperability Roadmap in Practice workshop at HIMSS17 in Orlando.

By Bernie Monegain 02:12 pm February 19, 2017
In the works, CDA scorecards, interoperability proving ground, Sync for Science tied to precision medicine.
By Gus Venditto 10:33 am February 19, 2017
A new HIMSS initiative is working to showcase interoperability at the 2020 games.
HIMSS17 Rasu Shrestha UPMC
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 17, 2017
UPMC's Chief Innovation Officer says it's time to dig deeper into what matters, shares a pet peeve and recounts the first time U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sent him a tweet.
Sequoia RSNA image sharing
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:36 am February 17, 2017
The nonprofit is also building out its Carequality and eHealth Exchange programs, CEO Mariann Yeager said. 
Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum UnitedHealthcare

Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum CEO Cindy Munn said LHQF serves as the conduit betwenn emergency rooms and managed care organizations. 

By Diana Manos 06:56 am February 17, 2017
LHQF and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana created an HIE registry to keep patients out of the emergency room. 
Michele Snyder, chief marketing officer at Welltok

'In order to work hard and be motivated, I have to really believe in something both professionally and personally,' says Snyder.

By Miriam Paramore 12:31 pm February 16, 2017
Miriam Paramore talks with Snyder about her work and what keeps her engaged, why it's critical to help women thrive, and also about the pursuit of the ever elusive "balance."

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