Interoperability

Doctors with laptop
By Erin McCann 11:02 am August 24, 2015
Five more Cerner clients have agreed to tap CommonWell Health Alliance's interoperability services, the trade association announced Monday.
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By Andrew Watson 04:09 am August 21, 2015
Academic Medical Centers are facing mounting pressure to drastically alter their philosophy and approach to their mission while maintaining their brand via the clinical, teaching and research activities that have driven their reputation for years.
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By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 20, 2015
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors.
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By Jack McCarthy 10:40 am August 14, 2015
Not everyone is going to like this but a new study found that EHR adoption has risen in America for reasons other than the federal meaningful use incentives.
doctor and patient on tablet EHR
By Tom Sullivan 07:51 am August 14, 2015
The interoperability problem is bigger than the DoD or VA and that reality is among the toughest challenges the agencies currently face.
stethoscope on money
By Diana Manos 07:58 am August 13, 2015
With the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System slated to kick in during meaningful use Stage 3, some industry insiders are forecasting trouble among providers.
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am August 12, 2015
Just as it takes two to tango, it takes two to exchange healthcare information, and therein rests the rub. Many hospitals ready and willing to exchange healthcare data with other providers are stymied because the healthcare organization at the other end is unable to receive it.
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By Erin McCann 11:08 am August 11, 2015
The U.S. Coast Guard has taken the next step to integrate its health information systems and records after tapping an interoperability platform to make it happen.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am August 11, 2015
Even as the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology puts interoperability front and center this week, a new survey shows healthcare professionals are skeptical it can even be achieved in 10 years.
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By Jack McCarthy 10:22 am August 10, 2015
The use of big data and analytics tools faces many challenges, including EHRs, interoperability, data de-identification and more.

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