Health Information Exchange (HIE)

House votes to overturn long-standing unique patient identifier ban
By Bill Siwicki 02:44 pm June 13, 2019
If it makes it through the Senate and the president, the amendment to HR 2740 could finally clear the way for big progress in matching the right data to the right patients.
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm June 04, 2019
In its comments on the agencies' interoperability rules, HIMSS said FHIR v.4 should be required for certification – but cautioned against too broad a definition of EHI and said to slow requirements for payer trusted exchange network participation.
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am June 04, 2019
The RESTful application programming interface can support HL7, CCDA, RDBMS, CSV and X12 for data extraction and aggregation into a standardized format.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm May 24, 2019
The informatics group calls on ONC to "flip the paradigm" of consumer access as it finalizes the "most consequential health informatics policies" since meaningful use.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 04:39 am May 24, 2019
EPRs of Central European healthcare systems are transforming towards IHE infrastructures and thus interoperability. Some are pretty advanced already. In others, progress is painstakingly slow.
Care coordination network enables Aspire Health to best deploy case managers
By Bill Siwicki 03:39 pm May 16, 2019
Real-time notifications have allowed the case managers to follow up with more patients during their hospital stay and engage members. It’s also made for more accurate contact information.
By Benjamin Harris 10:33 am May 16, 2019
The nonprofit group is joining with six state medical societies to incentivize practicing physicians to link their EHRs to health information exchanges.
By Rebecca McBeth 12:19 am May 13, 2019
New Zealand’s Ministry of Health will provide access to two core national systems - the National Health Index (NHI) and Health Practitioner Index (
By Nathan Eddy 02:51 pm May 08, 2019
Rather than those providers having to obtain patient health data manually from each of a patient's other sites of care, CommonWell enables sharing with other providers across the continuum.
Cloud interoperability tech eases interface work at University of Louisville Hospital
By Bill Siwicki 12:17 pm April 26, 2019
The hospital has been able to use the Amazon Web Services-based interface engine to send hundreds of millions of messages both internally and externally.

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