Interoperability

NHS hospital sign in UK
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:02 pm September 19, 2018
The National Health Service in England announced two new innovator programs to accelerate the use of digital health tools that benefit patients and remove barriers slowing adoption of innovation in the NHS.
Steve Wretling speaking at a HIMSS event
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 19, 2018
And there’s already one in the JASON Report from 2014 that was eclipsed by the industry’s excitement about open APIs.
Google Cloud sign at HIMSS18 booth
By Tom Sullivan 11:37 am September 18, 2018
CareCloud and Google on Tuesday announced that CareCloud is joining the Google Cloud Technology Partner Program. CareCloud said it will use Google’s Healthcare API to extend its interoperability, patient experience, and practice management services to ambulatory customers.
Hal Wolf speaking on the stage of Health 2.0 in Santa Clara, California
By Laura Lovett 03:26 pm September 17, 2018
The global aging population may be straining resources, but could also be what pushes digital health innovations.
GAO Carol Harris testifying at House VA hearing

Carol Harris from the GAO testifies at the House VA Subcommittee on Thursday. Credit: HouseVetAffairs

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm September 14, 2018
The first House VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization hearing revealed that officials and congressional members are not on the same page when it comes to governance.
Nancy Pratt headshot
By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm September 10, 2018
Nancy Pratt also shares the biggest issues facing women in health IT and says the entire industry is responsible for helping providers and hospitals improve patient care.
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack speaking at AHA Summit

AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack announces the new AHA Center for Health Innovation at AHA Summit. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm September 10, 2018
The AHA's new initiative aims to help health systems navigate the complex imperatives of value-based care with new ideas, market intelligence, cybersecurity help and more.
Cerner President Zane Burke
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am September 10, 2018
Cerner President Zane Burke, who first joined the company in 1996 and held several executive roles there before being named president, will step down on Nov. 2.
epic, cerner, allscripts signs from HIMSS18 convention booths
By Bill Siwicki 10:28 am September 10, 2018
Executives explain how the developer initiatives work and why they’re fueling innovation and shaping future direction of their platforms.
blockchain ledger flow
By Mike Miliard 05:00 pm September 05, 2018
Add this to blockchain’s growing list of innovative use cases: tracking prescription and population health data.

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