Interoperability

Epic App Orchard open
By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm March 13, 2017
The EHR vendor, which has been building the marketplace for some time, said App Orchard is now officially up and running.
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
VA VistA commercial EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD

By Jessica Davis 03:30 pm March 09, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has more important priorities than software development, VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, told the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.
HIMSS17 poll: Reality check on the show’s hottest topics
By Tom Sullivan 02:35 pm February 28, 2017
HIMSS17 has come and gone. Take our survey to separate the buzz from the real world work already underway at hospitals across the U.S.
ONC Move Health Data Forward
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am February 28, 2017
The winning teams put strategies such as open APIs to work enabling secure and straightforward movement of patient data.
By Mike Miliard 05:56 pm February 22, 2017
The technology's implications for interoperability, privacy, claims processing and more are intriguing. But many challenges must be addressed before wider applications become possible.
Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17

Argonaut leader Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 21, 2017
At the HL7 booth, interoperability guru Micky Tripathi touts progress made on public APIs.
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.

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