HL7

Startup concept illustration
By Bernie Monegain 09:50 am October 20, 2015
Seven engineers from Madison, Wisconsin, all of them former employees of healthcare EHR giant Epic Systems, have landed $3.5 million for their software startup Redox.
Road signs
By Bernie Monegain 08:29 am July 28, 2015
The most valued patient data resides in the EHR, yet EHRs are architected to perpetuate data silos. Because of the lack of interoperability, healthcare providers can't achieve true care coordination.
People looking at laptop
By Mike Miliard 09:43 am July 02, 2015
As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, meaningful use to privacy and security -- that had Healthcare IT News readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and commenting.
Puzzle pieces
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am May 29, 2015
Connected health infrastructure is emerging in healthcare as a binding agent for diverse devices and workflows, aiding diagnosis, monitoring and prevention, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. But many providers don't even have a plan for connectivity.
Road signs
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am May 18, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator has shared the reams of public feedback it's received in response to the first draft of its Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap. Opinion ranges from enthusiastic support to flat opposition.
FHIR population health
By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am May 18, 2015
Around the turn of this century, a saying popped up in certain IT circles: We're all going to agree on specification and compete on implementation. When health IT vendors start adopting and implementing HL7's FHIR spec, things could start to get interesting.
Road
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am April 29, 2015
Interoperability has been part of the healthcare lexicon for at least a couple of decades. Today, however, true interoperability does not seem to be happening at the scale nor the speed the industry needs.
DNA
By Gus Venditto 04:17 pm April 15, 2015
Breakthroughs in genetic research represent an exciting frontier for medicine. But in these early stages, the need for more clinical data is clear.
By Chris Hayden 09:17 am April 14, 2015
The H.I.T. Men and Women award ceremony on April 13 honored nine men and women in healthcare who have made significant contributions through their dedication and vision.
books with stethoscope
By Gus Venditto 06:55 pm April 13, 2015
We live in a time when X-rays are delivered to clinicians within minutes and text messages deliver diagnostic alerts within seconds.

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