Interoperability

patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
precision medicine

Jonathan Hirsch, Syapse president, speaking during the HIMSS18 Precision Medicine Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 07:39 pm March 05, 2018
Interoperability and the unwillingness of organizations to share information is standing in its way, experts say.

Jon White, MD, ONC Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm March 05, 2018
The agency is close to releasing its interoperability and info blocking guidance, and when enacted, organizations that break the rules may be subject to penalties.
SSI Group acquires ICA CareAlign

SSI will be working with issues related to value-based reimbursement programs like MACRA.

By Mike Miliard 01:48 pm March 02, 2018
The revenue cycle management firm buys Informatics Corporation of America (CareAlign) for an undisclosed sum, eyeing improved service for clients managing MACRA and more.
Cerner Apple collaboration

"We’ll showcase our collaboration with Apple to make health records available at your fingertips in the Apple Health app,” said Cerner President Zane Burke.

By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm March 01, 2018
The EHR maker will also be featuring innovations in longitudinal health records, cloud services, machine learning and more to help customers manage value-based contracting.
interoperability in healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 03:49 pm February 28, 2018
Dave Cassel said the Sequoia Project's interoperability initiative enables a variety of health orgs to exchange clinical documents from athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, GE Healthcare and more.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 09:17 am February 28, 2018
Success in artificial imaging work comes down to understanding how to pick and work with a vendor, the firm said.
Denver medical groups tap Carequality to pull together mental and physical patient data

Denver Hospital in Colorado. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 10:50 am February 27, 2018
Providers integrate electronic health records from Epic, NetSmart, to create a more comprehensive view of the patient.
precision medicine workflows
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm February 26, 2018
The new partnership aims to enable integration of genomic data across the EHR, making it easier for physicians to order specific tests for personalized medicine.
FHIR interoperability
By Laura Lovett 10:16 am February 23, 2018
The cloud service will enable developers to build FHIR apps in a vendor-neutral environment.

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