Interoperability

Doctor using laptop
By Mike Miliard 10:58 am December 09, 2015
Scripps Health will deploy a clinical network from Health Gorilla to enable HIPAA-compliant access to imaging and lab data from its facilities for community physicians and their patients.
Congress
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am December 09, 2015
When nine organizations -- several of them health IT vendors -- urged Congress in a Dec. 7 letter to resist delaying Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, the plea came with an outline for strengthening interoperability.
By Mike Miliard 09:48 am December 08, 2015
Carequality, a public-private collaborative working as part of the Sequoia Project (formerly known as Healtheway) to drive more efficient data exchange, has launched an interoperability framework it says will be useful to a diverse array stakeholders.
Error screen
By Jessica Davis 10:57 am December 01, 2015
Health IT is moving toward a consumer engagement focus to fuel population health. But despite a growing patient demand for electronic access to personal health records, technical and political barriers often limit the amount, value and accessibility of data.
Doctors with images on laptop
By Mike Miliard 11:36 am November 30, 2015
At RSNA in Chicago today, Nuance announced it's joined forces with the The National Decision Support Company, unveiling new tools that combine clinical decision support, radiology reporting and image sharing technology.
Bridge
By Jessica Davis 11:13 am November 30, 2015
Innovations in healthcare face challenges without a continuous assessment of growing health IT needs. Furthermore, interoperability is crucial to the effectiveness of IT systems as they move from volume-based to value-based care, a new report from the American Hospital Association shows.
Pentagon
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am November 23, 2015
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act.
Discussion
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am November 18, 2015
CMS called for comments on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, and it's raking them in. There are more than 170 comments on the CMS website so far -- most sounding off, expressing frustration.
putting puzzle pieces together
By Mike Miliard 10:58 am November 17, 2015
HealthMyne, a Madison, Wis.-based radiology startup, is working with nearby Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its informatics platform with electronic health record data.
network
By Jack McCarthy 12:04 pm November 12, 2015
The lack of effective patient data matching is an ongoing obstacle to seamless information exchange between organizations, according to a new study released this week by The Sequoia Project and the Care Connectivity Consortium.

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