Health Information Exchange (HIE)

By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.
SAS and InterSystems modernize North Carolina HIE
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm February 11, 2019
NC HealthConnex now combines InterSystems’ health information exchange platform, HealthShare, with SAS’s health analytics, the companies announced at HIMSS19.
By Mike Miliard 08:27 am February 11, 2019
Veradigm, the EHR vendor's payer and life sciences division, will help with encrypted transfer of health data for the purposes of underwriting policies.

Providers that currently are currently live with CommonWell Services. (Image: CommonWell Health Alliance)

By Mike Miliard 04:59 pm February 05, 2019
CommonWell Health Alliance on Tuesday announced the new CommonWell Connector program, which offers access to the data exchange network for care providers and electronic health records who may not necessarily be CommonWell members.
By Mike Miliard 01:59 pm February 04, 2019
GA4GH, with more than 500 healthcare and IT members, works to create frameworks and standards to enable voluntary and secure sharing of genomic and precision medicine data.
Clinician EHR tablet
By Diana Manos 09:05 am February 01, 2019
HealthlinkNY and HealtheConnections will leverage best practices and team skills of both health information exchanges to improve care delivery, officials said.

Above photo: Ian McCrae (CEO, Orion Health) and Atif Al Braiki (CEO, Abu Dhabi Health Data Services). Credit: Orion Health

By Dean Koh 02:27 am January 30, 2019
Yesterday, Orion Health announced a commercial agreement with Abu Dhabi Health Data Services, a new project company established as part of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) between the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH) and Injazat Data Systems, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi governme

"If you go looking for the people that have the last mile wired and/or have the data available – and in some cases have it in normalized, curated repositories, ready to be exchanged – it's the HIEs," says John Kansky.

By Mike Miliard 09:51 am January 28, 2019
Even as EHR vendor-driven networks gain maturity and scope, older and more traditional health information exchanges still have a lot of critical value to bring to the table, one expert says.
EHR tablet
By Diana Manos 02:55 pm January 22, 2019
More and more healthcare organizations are urging a broader swath of the industry to get involved driving interoperability. The latest is a Jan. 22 report from seven leading national hospital associations urging “all stakeholders” to take part.
At HIMSS19, Federal Health IT Pavilion focuses on collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 22, 2019
The theme is how health IT community stakeholders can take advantage of collaboration opportunities with 11 key federal agencies.

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