Interoperability

By Mike Miliard 12:01 pm June 01, 2020
Before joining the EHR giant, Labat served as chief technology officer and led the cloud-automation business for HPE Software. Prior to that, he spent two decades at Oracle. 
By Kat Jercich 10:15 am May 29, 2020
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
By Piers Ford 02:32 am May 28, 2020
The round-the-clock response of the NHS’s internal and external digital health community to COVID-19 has been more than impressive. But the ad hoc and rapid arrival of so many new applications also raises concerns about compliance and standardisation – and the role of the very unit that is supposed to be directing the operation.
ONC, Sequoia Project extend interoperability collaboration
By Mike Miliard 11:49 am May 27, 2020
The public-private partnership has been re-upped for another year as Sequoia continues to help implement and build out community support for TEFCA.
By Kat Jercich 09:14 am May 27, 2020
Hospitals are having a hard time reporting data to public health agencies, according to a new JAMIA study, which finds patchwork data sharing, "often occurring via fax or phone."
By Joseph Goedert 10:34 am May 26, 2020
The Mayo clinician leading the expanded access program describes how it's managing the task of plasma collection, with hopes that COVID-19 antibodies can help other patients fight off the disease.
By Nathan Eddy 01:44 pm May 22, 2020
In addition, broader embrace of APIs and more concerted strategy for patient matching could help public health agencies combat the pandemic and boost pop health.

Top row: left to right - Bernardo Mariano Jr, WHO, Pravene Nath, Roche, Benedict Tan, Singapore Health Services. Bottom row: left to right - Päivi Sillanaukee, Finnish ministry of social affairs and health, Hal Wolf, HIMSS.

By Piers Ford 10:11 am May 22, 2020
Learning from the pandemic quickly, in order to take the digital health standard forward globally, was the sentiment voiced by leading stakeholders in a recent World Health Assembly virtual panel hosted by HIMSS.
By Kat Jercich 02:44 pm May 21, 2020
Despite budgetary strains from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report predicts regulatory requirements and medical-service spending growth will benefit electronic health record vendors in the years to come.
Doctor at patient bedside
By Max Sullivan 05:01 pm May 19, 2020
Better interoperability between devices could result in the "silent ICU" in which alarms are not constantly going off by a patient's bed.

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