Interoperability

Veteran
By Jack McCarthy 08:57 am October 27, 2015
Veterans Affairs' long-standing electronic health record system is facing obsolescence and inhibiting interoperability, according to a report, and VA officials are scheduled to testify in front of a congressional committee likely to inquire about replacing it with a commercial EHR.
digital data
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am October 26, 2015
Seeking to better align health IT standards with health information management practices, three industry groups have joined forces to share perspectives for speeding up standards-based interoperability.
Doctor looking at vitals on monitor
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am October 20, 2015
Johns Hopkins is working with Microsoft to develop a data sharing platform that will better integrate medical devices in the intensive care unit and help prevent medical errors.
Stars
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am October 20, 2015
The findings about Epic are likely to surprise some people in the industry because perception is not aligned with reality, according to KLAS.
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.
Error screen
By Tom Sullivan 07:49 am October 20, 2015
The EHR Association takes issue with ONC's limited anecdotal claims and heterogeneous definition of information blocking.
Digital caduceus
By Erin McCann 10:59 am October 16, 2015
The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs and HHS' Indian Health Services division have become the first federal agencies to earn DirectTrust accreditation, officials announced late this week.
Confused man at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 am October 16, 2015
Hospital chief information officers are still figuring out what the final rules for Stage 2 and Stage 3 meaningful use will mean for them. The message from fellow CIOs at the CHIME Fall Forum: "We feel your pain."
Depression
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am October 15, 2015
We've heard often lately that for population health to truly live up to its promise, behavioral health data will need to be much better integrated into the care process. But in their current state, at least, EHRs still might not be the best tools to help.
Pam McNutt
By Bernie Monegain 06:31 am October 15, 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with its more than 1,700 members, gets down to work today at its CHIME15 Fall CIO Forum.

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