Interoperability

Woman receives COVID-19 vaccine

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By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm April 09, 2021
The Vaccination Credential Initiative is planning to finalize two implementation guides in April, and expects to start integrating the SMART Health Cards spec into an array of consumer-facing apps and systems in May.
Data is shared between buildings

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By Kat Jercich 01:40 pm April 08, 2021
Nearly half of respondents to a recent survey said they were not familiar with the term "information blocking," although 70% said they were aware of rules taking effect on April 5.
European Health and Digital Executive Agency

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By Tammy Lovell 10:34 am April 06, 2021
The European Health and Digital Executive Agency will oversee the €5.1bn EU4Health programme. 

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By Mike Miliard 02:30 pm April 02, 2021
The aim is to extend the FHIR's capability beyond clinical care and into translational research, improving patient outcomes and driving delivery efficiencies by combining research and EHR data.
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By Kat Jercich 09:07 am April 01, 2021
The technology could be useful in the near future when presenting proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.
A medical professional using a computer at a hospital.

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By Roy Chiang 06:32 am April 01, 2021
Upon its completion, the platform will first be used by policyholders from participating insurer Great Eastern in a pilot before being scaled nationwide.
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By Mike Miliard 10:55 am March 31, 2021
InterOp.Community – a joint project of the Interoperability Institute, IHE USA, Interopion and Red Hat – aims to advance health information sharing via open platforms and open source software.
Two people wearing scrubs and masks at a computer

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By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm March 30, 2021
The pandemic has made it clear that public health data must be accessible and supported across systems. But the question remains: How?
Micky Tripathi

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By Kat Jercich 01:59 pm March 29, 2021
National Coordinator for Health IT Micky Tripathi said in a keynote for the agency's annual meeting that COVID-19 continues to be the main focus for the near future.

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By Mike Miliard 09:57 am March 29, 2021
Ron Fuschillo comes to Memphis after chief information officer stints at health systems in Reno, Nevada, and Rutland, Vermont.