Health Information Exchange (HIE)

National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker

By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm April 19, 2019
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT made interoperability news on several fronts Friday: granting a much-requested 30-day extension for public comments on its proposed data exchange, information blocking and patient access rules and publishing the second draft of its Trus
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm April 10, 2019
AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma says healthcare should simplify its approach to data exchange: keeping a laser focus on worthwhile use cases, sharing first and standardizing later, while also taking some cues from the basic APIs that power the World Wide Web.
By John Glaser and Mike Hanska 06:01 am April 09, 2019
With Apple, Amazon and Google coming into healthcare and interoperability still lacking, it’s time to prepare for the coming platforms.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm April 08, 2019
InterSystems HealthShare VP Don Woodlock explains some recent examples of how customers are putting the technology to work improving pop health outcomes and increasing revenue.
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm April 04, 2019
The vendor, one of the first to use the new version of the HL7 standard, is also offering advice for how providers can take advantage of the spec for better interoperability.

Above photo: Fiona McDonald (Screengrab from CHC North East and North Cumbria's YouTube page)

By Dean Koh 02:54 am April 04, 2019
Fiona McDonald, director of data sharing and online patient preference setting for Great North Care Record at NHS, recently spoke with Healthcare IT News about what the U.K.

Credit: Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 09:04 am April 02, 2019
A YouGov poll from 2018 in the North East and North Cumbria region indicated that 94 percent of people surveyed would allow their medical records to be shared within the NHS.
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By Nathan Eddy 11:43 am March 25, 2019
Agreeing to the same format for demographic data would boost patient safety, according to research from Indiana University and Pew.
By Diana Manos 01:47 pm March 05, 2019
The group, called Interoperability Matters, will focus on addressing the remaining challenges obstructing data exchange and is open to "broad private and public sector participation," officials said.
By Diana Manos 12:41 pm February 26, 2019
Research firm says vendors and HIEs are making headway with information sharing but providers face a learning curve in using outside data.

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