Interoperability

PointClickCare launches developer program aimed at LTPAC apps
By Mike Miliard 06:47 pm March 08, 2018
The new self-service program will offer robust APIs to encourage creation of new tools for a space that's often underserved by technology.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm March 08, 2018
But experts from IEEE, UC San Diego and Health Linkages say the key is to make sure it's the "right solution for the right problem."
Google cloud APIs healthcare

Gregory Moore, MD, Google Cloud’s vice president of healthcare, speaking at HIMSS18 on Wednesday.

By Jessica Davis 04:32 pm March 07, 2018
Google Cloud VP, Cleveland Clinic associate CIO, urge healthcare organizations to get out there and find partners.
AHIP CMS interoperability

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO, speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 12:11 pm March 07, 2018
But while she agreed claims data should be available to patients, the devil’s in the details.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
CMS interoperability

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 02:17 pm March 06, 2018
The government-wide MyHealthEData initiative is led by the White House Office of American Innovation.
Jared Kushner at HIMSS18

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:50 pm March 06, 2018
The President’s senior advisor said the government’s strategy will involve unleashing data to spark innovations such as AI and machine learning with the ultimate goal of interoperability for all Americans.
CMS FHIR-based API
By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm March 06, 2018
The new API, debuted at HIMSS18, enables patients to securely share their Medicare claims history using a new HL7 FHIR standard.
Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am March 06, 2018
Starting in 2020, then and iteratively every two years after that, OHI plans to build a worldwide interoperability infrastructure for the Olympics and the athletes who compete there.

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