Interoperability

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.
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.
Artesia General Hospital outside view

Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 08:49 am September 28, 2018
Artesia General Hospital stays focused on building partnerships where it can, optimizing its EHR and enhancing patient and physician experience.
HIMSS sign outside
By Susan Morse 03:41 pm September 21, 2018
HIMSS on Friday issued a call to the healthcare industry to take action in battling the ongoing opioid crisis in America by using health information and technology.
Steve Wretling speaking at a HIMSS event
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 19, 2018
And there’s already one in the JASON Report from 2014 that was eclipsed by the industry’s excitement about open APIs.

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