Interoperability

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By 09:02 am November 24, 2020
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By Mike Miliard 08:30 am November 24, 2020
The FHIR R4 APIs in version 2020.2 of the platform will enable broader access to provider, payer and pharmacy benefits data – and can help boost compliance with upcoming interoperability and patient access rules, the company says.
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By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm November 20, 2020
The latter company’s portfolio includes interfaces to improve communication and integration among different IT systems, migration tools and more.
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By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm November 20, 2020
Two groups applied the Framework for Cross-Organizational Patient Identity Management, first developed with Intermountain in 2016, to payers – and found a high matching accuracy rate across 36 different organizations.
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04:37 pm November 18, 2020
S4S pilot project participants noted that research requirements can affect the ability to adopt third-party apps, among other barriers to broader adoption of patient-directed data sharing.  
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By Kat Jercich 11:34 am November 17, 2020
At the American Medical Informatics Association virtual annual symposium this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci raised the possibility of registries to track which patients had received which vaccine doses.
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By Kat Jercich 09:15 am November 17, 2020
But at the AMIA virtual symposium this week, health IT professionals said they still see the potential of app-based ecosystems.
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By Tammy Lovell 06:05 am November 17, 2020
The draft report leaked to HSJ examines how doctors and pharmacists can be supported to review prescriptions. 
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By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm November 13, 2020
A report on interoperability this week gave high marks for how those vendors handle outside data, progress notes workflow and other key usability metrics.
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By Kat Jercich 09:11 am November 12, 2020
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.