At the American Medical Informatics Association virtual annual symposium this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci raised the possibility of registries to track which patients had received which vaccine doses.
A report on interoperability this week gave high marks for how those vendors handle outside data, progress notes workflow and other key usability metrics.
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.
EpicShare.org will give users the ability to share creative ideas around patient care with others, the CEO said on a Forbes podcast.
While "EHRs have known shortcomings," coordinated data initiatives and better interoperability can create a truly effective health IT infrastructure, say technology leaders from 15 academic medical centers.
Of the 15 cities examined, Cleveland had the highest rate of hospitals that reported the ability to find, send, receive and integrate electronic health information with sources outside their health system, according to a new report from ONC.
With the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, they describe some of the techniques that may be used by foreign groups that could be targeting hundreds of health systems with ransomware.
St. Lawrence Health System and Sky Lakes Medical Center both report being targeted, but officials from each say patient data doesn't appear to have been compromised.
Nonprofit leaders hope that researchers will be able to use the platform to share and access currently siloed patient information.
Healthcare providers face mounting pressure to reduce clinician burnout, improve efficiency and increase patient satisfaction. To achieve this, they need easy access to data that can be aggregated, consolidated and provide insight into clinical and operational decisions