Interoperability

By Mike Miliard 09:15 am April 03, 2019
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice and freedom and dignity."
Providence St. Joseph boosts physician, patient satisfaction with Epic interoperability tool
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm April 02, 2019
Case study: The EHR vendor's Happy Together technology enables the health system to incorporate data from patient portals from other healthcare organizations into its MyChart portal.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
By Hafizah Osman 03:31 am March 27, 2019
In support of a paperless industry, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has launched an initiative to enhance secure messaging functionality by 2020.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
Point-of-care communications tool delivers clinical content at Health Quest New York
By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm March 25, 2019
The health system co-designed a platform that provides multifactorial data analysis and direct-to-physician communication, as well as continuing education material.
patient phone pills
By Nathan Eddy 11:43 am March 25, 2019
Agreeing to the same format for demographic data would boost patient safety, according to research from Indiana University and Pew.
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am March 22, 2019
Association says the update is more global in scope and fit specifically for the healthcare ecosystem. 
By Dean Koh 01:04 am March 20, 2019
Cambridge-headquartered InterSystems today announced that MediWay Technology, a China-based healthcare software company, has built and deployed its new iMedical Cloud healthcare IT ecosystem platform using InterSystems IRIS for Health.

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