Interoperability

The UK’s first new-build "paperless" hospital Chase Farm Hospital says it has improved clinical safety and dramatically reduced admin, releasing more time for patient care. 

By Tammy Lovell 05:27 am July 17, 2019
Also: French academic hospital CHRU de Nancy announces 10-year enterprise informatics agreement with Royal Philips, former NHS England director Sir Bruce Keogh joins messaging app firm and others. 
For value-based care, a Texas health system puts cost and risk data at the point of care

An example of some of the data the Texas health system now provides caregivers at the point of care.

By Bill Siwicki 12:57 pm July 16, 2019
With the cost data technology integrated with its Epic EHR, Houston Methodist Sugar Land has reported approximately $717,000 in attributable cost savings with an average incremental cost reduction of $105 per admission.
Surescripts files motion to dismiss FTC antitrust charge
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm July 15, 2019
The e-prescribing giant says the Federal Trade Commission's complaint shouldn't be reviewed in federal court because it relies on several factual errors.

ONC's Jon White (left) and Steve Posnack

By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm July 08, 2019
White's areas of focus at the agency included the Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, the recently proposed information blocking rules.
Implementation best practices: Making interoperability work
By Bill Siwicki 12:57 pm July 03, 2019
Three interoperability experts – from Boston Children’s Hospital, Holon Solutions and Payformance Solutions – discuss the most important tactics to employ when first working with interoperability technologies and standards.
Yale New Haven Health integrates systems and saves $2.6 million annually
By Bill Siwicki 01:51 pm July 02, 2019
The health system went from five EHRs to one, and integrated that Epic system with its revenue cycle platform and legacy data. Now, end users have an all-important single view.
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By 08:49 am July 01, 2019
Practical tips from the InterSystems workshop organised at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki.
By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm June 28, 2019
The CEO says cash raised by the stock offering will help broaden the analytics and data capabilities it can offer its payer and provider customers – and drive innovations in AI, blockchain, robotics and more.
Cloud vendors Sansoro Health, Datica Health merge
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am June 27, 2019
The combined company, Datica, will offer a platform to help solve the integration and security compliance challenges that can slow development of innovative cloud-based apps, officials say.
Kentucky EDs gain access to data sharing tool with new Anthem grant
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm June 26, 2019
The EDie software will enable members of the Kentucky Hospital Association to coordinate care with each other, and with skilled nursing facilities and other clinics statewide. It could also offer a valuable tool to help fight the opioid crisis.

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