Interoperability

An artist's impression of a new Dunedin Hospital. Photo: New Dunedin Hospital

By Rebecca McBeth 11:23 pm November 18, 2018
Dunedin, the second largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the principal city of the Otago region, is currently making plans for a new digital hospital.
Moving from text-only to AI, interactive multimedia radiology reports
By Bill Siwicki 01:41 pm November 12, 2018
The University of Virginia Health System wanted to create interactive multimedia reports, believing that radiologists could communicate better through the use of enriched and interactive content.

"Hospitals engaged in all four interoperability domains – electronically sending, receiving, finding, and integrating – increased 41 percent since 2016," said National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, seen speaking here at HIMSS18.

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm October 29, 2018
More than 90 percent of non-federal acute care hospitals are using 2015 edition certified technology or plan to be soon, says National Coordinator Don Rucker, MD.
By Bill Siwicki 12:14 pm October 24, 2018
With help from its integration platform, MedLabs reduced the time it takes to perform an integration to weeks from months, eliminated $33,000 in Medicare reimbursement write-offs and reduced its annual operating expenses.
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm October 18, 2018
The accountable care organization connected 14 disparate EHR systems to get meaningful analytics, helping with population health and value-based reimbursement.
By Mike Miliard 11:34 am October 17, 2018
The cooperative aims to bring stakeholders together to find new and pragmatic approaches to data sharing, and come up with ways to combat information blocking.
HIPAA complaince audit form
By Corinne Smith 11:15 am October 10, 2018
As HIPAA was written when most providers still used paper charts, the framework today has plenty of room for improvement.
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.

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