health IT wish 2017
By Mike Miliard 11:56 am January 05, 2017
From health policy to cybersecurity, better interoperability to more usable EHRs – a long list of hopes for the year ahead.
patient data minors

HEALTHeLINK executive director Dan Porreca said the law gives clinicians the most up-to-date information about patients.

By Mike Miliard 11:33 am January 04, 2017
The rule will help make available accurate and up-to-date information for minors who may see several physicians, or whose caregivers don't have their medical history on-hand.
DirectTrust Trump EHR interoperability

DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe urged the Trump administration to keep the momenmum in healthcare innovation alive. 

By Mike Miliard 01:15 pm December 27, 2016
Starting with ONC leadership, the Trump team should seek to hold the gains in electronic health record adoption and interoperability, the group says.
cloud mammography population health

Kathryn Pearson Peyton, MD, lifeIMAGE, where Pearson Peyton now serves as Chair of the Women’s Health Advisory Board at lifeIMAGE and Wyatt Tellis, director of imaging IT solutions in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. 

By Chris Nerney 07:24 am December 27, 2016
It’s personal for Kathryn Pearson Peyton. But the interoperability upside to storing breast cancer images in the cloud could be a boon to earlier detection and reducing unnecessary imaging. 
Hospira Iatric EMR interoperability

Plum A+ infusion system, with Hospira's MedNet software (courtesy Hospira)

By Mike Miliard 11:58 am December 22, 2016
Hospira, the developer of infusion technologies, is partnering with Iatric Systems to work toward better interoperability between Hospira's smart infusion pumps and electronic medical records.
Cedars-Sinai, Sutter Surescripts

Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton

By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm December 21, 2016
The network enables providers to access clinical records wherever they exist, and to see where patients have historically received care.

Vindell Washington, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:20 am December 21, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for IT released its Interoperability Standards Advisory for 2017, collecting essential standards and implementation specifications for technology developers and clinicians to know.
HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber
By Gus Venditto 01:58 pm December 19, 2016
An executive search will begin to replace Steve Lieber who led the organization through a period of significant growth. 
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am December 19, 2016
The roadmap is designed to improve the exchange of critical health data between healthcare entities within states.
Cerner Hospira alert
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am December 15, 2016
Cerner’s CareAware Event Management software makes it possible to route alerts from Hospira medical devices to clinicians’ mobile phones.

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