Interoperability

exterior view of Mayo Clinic
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am October 09, 2018
With a proverbial flip of the switch at three locations in Florida and Arizona, Mayo Clinic has completed its $1.5 billion Epic electronic health record implementation, linking all Mayo sites on an integrated EHR and revenue cycle management system.
Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

By Bill Siwicki 04:50 pm October 08, 2018
This case study shows how care coordination software is helping Children's National Health System disseminate key discharge documents to the right subacute providers.
Lucia Savage
By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm October 05, 2018
Former ONC Privacy Chief and Omada Health Chief Privacy and Regulatory Officer Lucia Savage shares both her concerns and her hope for the industry when it comes to the dreaded data sharing.
veterans affairs building sign
By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm October 04, 2018
The EHR giant released the team of health IT vendors in addition to Accenture and Leidos that will help support Veterans Affairs’ transition from its legacy VistA EHR to the $16 billion Cerner platform.
Intersystems booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm October 03, 2018
InterSystems has announced a new data and collaboration platform to enable application developers to more easily and efficiently access health data. The aim is to help healthcare organizations be more agile and effective in creating and scaling innovative apps. WHY IT MATTERS
man putting thumb on biometric reader
By Tom Sullivan 12:48 pm October 03, 2018
More than 70 percent of respondents ranked biometrics, such as fingerprinting and facial recognition, as the top choice for a unique identifier while hospital executives raised some questions.
doctor looking on tablet at personal health records
By Healthcare IT News 12:43 pm October 02, 2018
Facilities earn the designation by using technology to optimize patient care, including EHRs, HIE, analytics, clinical decision support and more.
Steve Posnack speaks at the HL7 Roundtable.

Steve Posnack from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT speaking at the HL7 Roundtable on Sept. 28. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm October 01, 2018
A confluence of efforts from policymakers and tech companies – EHR vendors and consumer giants alike – have set the stage for HL7's interoperability standard to have a breakout year.
Boston Children's hospital

Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm September 28, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital and MedStar Health Research Institute will use the LEAP in Health IT funding to develop new interoperability applications for clinical workflow and pop health.
epic, cerner, allscripts, meditech signs from HIMSS18 convention booths
By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am September 28, 2018
APIs are a great start, but so much more goes into building an app and winning customers.

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