April 06, 2015
Despite all the recent industry-wide discussion, objective measures suggest that health IT interoperability is still only barely simmering, says John Loonsk, MD.
March 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) Dean Mericka of the Allscripts Federal Sector talks interoperability and the role of the EHR in coordinated care and clinical decision support.
December 05, 2014
It is a simple question: “Why doesn’t electronic health information flow after the nation spent $26 billion on electronic health records?" Suggesting a 10-year timeframe or arguing that there is progress if you look hard enough just doesn’t answer it.
September 22, 2014
It is a simple question: "Why doesn't electronic health information flow after the nation spent $26 billion on electronic health records?" Suggesting a 10-year timeframe or arguing that there is progress if you look hard enough just doesn't answer it.
July 28, 2014
A new state health information exchange has officially signed on with the eHealth Exchange, bringing an additional 16 million patient records into the national HIE pool.
July 09, 2014
On paper, it sounds easy. Eligible hospitals that refer patients to another care setting must electronically transmit "a summary of care record for more than 10 percent of such transitions and referrals." One hospital's experience shows it's harder than it might look.
February 24, 2014
The non-profit rallied 26 HIEs, providers and vendors to join a new initiative to agree on a framework to fuel the next level of interoperability.
February 10, 2014
Kaiser Permanente and the Veterans Health Administration have partnered to research and share best practices in four areas of healthcare: connected health and virtual care, genomics, the care of veterans who are also Kaiser members and analytics.
January 30, 2014
More healthcare organizations are moving forward with health information exchange initiatives, with one national exchange network reporting record participation numbers today.
December 20, 2013
"I was talking recently with a man who told me about visiting an endocrinologist 10 years ago," said Cheryl Stephens, CEO of Community Health Information Collaborative, based in Duluth, Minn.