Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)

By Bernie Monegain 09:23 am December 05, 2012
IHE USA, a nonprofit organization that drives adoption of standards-based interoperability to improve patient care, and ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, today unveiled a new certification program aimed at assuring the security and interoperability of health information technology.
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am November 28, 2012
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has received a contract from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) to help expand the NIBIB-funded pilot project that created the RSNA Image Share network. The contract provides two years of support at $5.3 million and two additional option years at $5.5 million.
By Anthony Brino 07:51 am November 21, 2012
At the Radiological Society of North America's annual conference this year, a real-world use case of Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) medical image and personal health record standards is slated for demonstration. IHEs road leading up to RSNA 2012, however has been a long and involved one.
By Michelle McNickle 08:50 am August 02, 2012
Recently we asked Rob Brull, product manager at Corepoint Health, to outline five things to know about the Continuity of Care Document (CCD), a crucial standard for Stage 1 meaningful use. Now we look to Brull to explore Consolidated CDA, a type of CCD document in the proposed Stage 2 guidelines for the exchange of clinical data.
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am July 26, 2012
IHE USA and the Health Story Project will offer testing of Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture, at the annual Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon 2013, where health IT systems test information exchange across organizations.
By Michelle McNickle 01:05 pm July 23, 2012
It's common knowledge that the Continuity of Care Document (CCD) specification is a healthcare standard EHRs will use to exchange data, based on requirements outlined in meaningful use. But one expert says there's more to know about the spec, and how it will impact organizations' MU efforts in the months ahead.
By Michelle McNickle 03:05 pm July 09, 2012
With the number of people using Twitter growing exponentially, it can sometimes be hard to hear through all the noise. Thankfully, there are a select few healthcare experts whose tweets -- and blogs -- offer some of the best reads in the industry.
Interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 08:45 am March 13, 2012
The umbrella of informatics is fairly broad. Really it’s applying technology to a particular area. So, in this case, it’s applying it to healthcare. It’s analyzing what components of technology are necessary to improve things.
By Healthcare IT News 03:34 pm March 12, 2012
Joyce Sensmeier, HIMSS vice president for informatics, started her career ay Palos Community Hospital in Shaker Heights, Ill. It was not long before she was charged with computer training for the hospital.
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am February 17, 2012
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), a developer of interoperability technology for health information exchange, has launched ICAetc, which is billed as a free and open forum for vendors to test the interoperability of their programs, ensuring the connection and communication of disparate systems.

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