Electronic Health Record (EHR)
07:56 am August 06, 2015
The health IT industry has a second chance at building process-aware health information systems, if we proceed carefully and in the right manner. In this, the fourth part of my five-part series, are my suggestions on making workflow interoperability happen.
07:51 am August 05, 2015
Building on data and task interoperability, healthcare will finally be able to get to workflow interoperability. In the third part of my five-part series, here's a look at what that means.
10:28 am August 04, 2015
To truly grasp what the industry is up against, we must understand where we're trying to go. And task interoperability is a key piece of the puzzle. I describe task interoperability in the second part of my five-part series on task and workflow interoperability.
08:07 am August 03, 2015
EHR vendors don't really have a strong incentive to make their products interoperable. But putting those standards in the hands of the government also isn't perfect.
08:03 am August 03, 2015
Interoperability just might be the thorniest problem in healthcare today. And while much of the conversation treats it as if interoperability is one issue, in reality there are different types. Here's the first in a five-part series with my take on getting where we need to go.
06:41 am July 31, 2015
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.
10:41 am July 28, 2015
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim.
09:18 am July 24, 2015
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record integration projects for improved flow of clinical data to enable better care coordination across the healthcare continuum.
01:15 pm July 23, 2015
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities.
01:50 pm July 22, 2015
There are many tools and features that patients want, but for practices to get the most from them, they need to be a part of a larger platform and integrate with other technologies, like billing solutions and EHRs.