Health Information Exchange (HIE)

By Dean Koh 02:59 am June 22, 2020
“We need the integration of traditional healthcare and digital healthcare … integrate public and private sectors together, so we can solve problems more effectively,” said Dr Surangkana Techapaitoon, deputy CEO of Samitivej and BNH Group of Hospitals.
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm June 19, 2020
The collaboration with Health Care Service Corporation, billed as Epic's first such project with a payer organization, will help health plans more easily review data for managing claims and prior authorization.
By Mike Miliard 04:07 pm June 15, 2020
Leaders from CommonWell Health Alliance, DirectTrust and Quality Health Network offered updates on their pandemic response during a recent HIMSS20 Digital event.
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By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 pm June 05, 2020
The goal was to improve outcomes, reduce the recidivism rate and send inmates back into the communities with coherent care plans.
By Fred Bazzoli 09:00 am June 02, 2020
While some organizations are finding success as they map coronavirus spread, public health agencies are still often relying on manual processes to gather and submit data, which is often incomplete, says former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra.
By Kat Jercich 10:15 am May 29, 2020
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
By Kat Jercich 09:14 am May 27, 2020
Hospitals are having a hard time reporting data to public health agencies, according to a new JAMIA study, which finds patchwork data sharing, "often occurring via fax or phone."
By Nathan Eddy 01:44 pm May 22, 2020
In addition, broader embrace of APIs and more concerted strategy for patient matching could help public health agencies combat the pandemic and boost pop health.
New HIE hook-up, telemedicine transform care at LA clinic

One of the four clinics that make up the Chinatown Service Center of Los Angeles.

By Bill Siwicki 12:37 pm May 21, 2020
Chinatown Service Center of Los Angeles converted 80% of acute in-person visits to telehealth in just weeks – and improved timely access to hospital records in the county by 75%.

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By 03:46 am May 20, 2020
“One of the most apparent shifts we’ve seen is how COVID-19 is spurring the move to virtual care,” said Caroline Clarke, Executive Vice President and Market Leader, Philips ASEAN Pacific.