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.
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.
The European Health and Digital Executive Agency will oversee the €5.1bn EU4Health programme.
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.
The technology could be useful in the near future when presenting proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Upon its completion, the platform will first be used by policyholders from participating insurer Great Eastern in a pilot before being scaled nationwide.
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.
The pandemic has made it clear that public health data must be accessible and supported across systems. But the question remains: How?
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.
Ron Fuschillo comes to Memphis after chief information officer stints at health systems in Reno, Nevada, and Rutland, Vermont.