Interoperability

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By 09:00 am July 13, 2020
By moving all military treatment facilities under the Defense Health Agency (DHA), the DoD has ushered in a new era of data integration within the military health system.
By Kat Jercich 03:14 pm July 10, 2020
A blog post published in Health Affairs outlines a framework for tracking the effectiveness of stakeholder behavior in response to ONC data-sharing rules.   
By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm July 06, 2020
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT found that the majority of centers used a combination of electronic and paper methods to manage client health information in 2017.
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By 02:21 am June 29, 2020
Research conducted last year by consulting company Roland Berger predicts that the German digital health market volume will grow exponentially in coming years.
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By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm June 26, 2020
The post-acute care group won back time it could spend with patients and saved $300,000 through interoperability.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm June 25, 2020
After 15 years as a health IT innovation leader, the nonprofit MAeHC will be winding down operations in 2020, with many of its assets transferred to other like-minded organizations.
By Kat Jercich 09:17 am June 25, 2020
As new distributed ledger platforms have emerged, the tech has shown promise for the security of COVID-19 contact tracing, and so has the potential for data siloing.
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm June 19, 2020
The collaboration with Health Care Service Corporation, billed as Epic's first such project with a payer organization, will help health plans more easily review data for managing claims and prior authorization.

(Top row: left to right) Paolo Locatelli, Politecnico in Milan, Diego Conforti, Trento Province Health Department, Davide Brunelli, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (2nd row: left to right) Nevio Bescariol, Trento Province health department, Roberto Poeta, GVM Care & Research, Valter Gomarasca, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (3rd row: left to right: Sergio Pillon, CIRM, Saverio Iacopino, GVM Care & Research,  Angelo Meloni, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, and Giuseppe Vetrugno, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (no photo)

By Ruggiero Corcella 09:19 am June 19, 2020
The coronavirus emergency has improved digital health in the Italian healthcare system, but many fear a rude awakening unless major strides are made to advance digitisation, as discussed in a recent HIMSS Italian Community webinar.
By Kat Jercich 12:03 pm June 18, 2020
The platform can now be used to furnish encrypted patient data to third-party applications.