Health Information Exchange (HIE)

By Kat Jercich 02:33 pm February 25, 2021
In an era of more seamless information-sharing, decision-makers have a renewed chance to address health inequities.
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By Mike Miliard 11:13 am February 22, 2021
Capps, a physician who comes to the Georgia health system after nearly two decades at North Carolina's Novant Health, will also serve as chief digital officer.
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By Kat Jercich 12:10 pm February 09, 2021
The nonprofit healthcare alliance reported that more than 265 million Direct Secure Messages were sent and received in the fourth quarter alone.
As National Coordinator for Health IT, the interoperability veteran will bring deep standards expertise as the rubber hits the road on nationwide API-based data exchange.
By Mike Miliard 09:37 am January 21, 2021
As National Coordinator for Health IT, the interoperability veteran will bring deep standards expertise as the rubber hits the road on nationwide API-based data exchange.
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By Mike Miliard 11:06 am January 19, 2021
ONC will invest $20 million from the CARES Act to help broaden data sharing between HIEs and immunization information systems.
By Mike Miliard 10:19 am January 13, 2021
Its new emergency preparedness initiative is focused on helping state and local public health agencies better manage data exchange during times of crisis.
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am January 07, 2021
An API Resource Guide, specifics on new 2015 Edition Certification Criteria requirements and reminders about key compliance dates are among the resources for software developers to help ensure 21st Century Cures compliance.
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OCR Director Roger Severino (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty)

By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm December 18, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights outlined several circumstances in which the disclosures of protected health information with public health authorities are permitted under HIPAA.
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm December 16, 2020
Will a health system battered by the pandemic emerge stronger in the year ahead? The annual report predicts challenges such as profitably merging virtual and in-person care, capitalizing on new consumer- and clinician-facing digital health tools – and enabling pharma to find its footing in this changing ecosystem.
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By Sara Mageit 10:55 am December 11, 2020
A panel of experts shared international outlooks on recent interoperability developments and initiatives at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital event.