Interoperability

By Petra de Jong 02:37 am September 08, 2020
‘Critical care in critical settings – the human factor makes the difference’ was the theme of the recent HIMSS Dutch Community webinar that was moderated by Conchita Kleijweg, manager expertisecentrum Nictiz. Dave Tjan, intensivist and medical manager Acute Care at Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei, Joyce Simons, senior...
With EHR integration, TriHealth gets data flowing smoothly between acute and post-acute care

TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm September 03, 2020
Some 83% of the Ohio health system’s inter-facility EHR transfers using the integration were successful between March and April. There was a 6.7% decrease in readmissions between April and May.
By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm August 31, 2020
Stakeholders stressed the importance of a patient-identification strategy in an ONC working session Monday.
By Susan Morse 09:25 am August 25, 2020
The majority of health plans say they do not feel ready to meet the new FHIR interoperability standards mandated by CMS.
By Kat Jercich 04:05 pm August 20, 2020
White House task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said the process of HHS bypassing the CDC was meant to be "solely an interim system," according to a WSJ report that HHS later denied.
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm August 17, 2020
Others say the "chaos" they initially faced as a result of the shift has largely calmed.
By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm August 12, 2020
Using $2.5 million from the CARES Act, the agency will give money to as many as five new projects that boost health information exchanges through its new Star HIE program.
By Kat Jercich 11:48 am August 11, 2020
Panelists at the ONC Tech Forum on Monday advised mapping the functions of health information exchanges to "confidentiality, integrity and availability."
By Mike Miliard 10:14 am August 11, 2020
While the APIs mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act will eventually enable a more "seamless experience" across the care continuum, he said, state health information exchanges have a crucial role to play in coordinating pandemic response right now.
By Kat Jercich 01:48 pm August 10, 2020
The report cited associated costs, technological hiccups, the need for more community partners and training deficits as hurdles.