Interoperability

By Nathan Eddy 08:54 am September 04, 2019
Deloitte shows how many providers – and even more payers – are going beyond checking boxes on new regs, understanding that wider data sharing has become a strategic necessity.
AdventHealth opens new AI-powered clinical command center
By Nathan Eddy 11:09 am August 30, 2019
The mission control, built in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will help the health system manage patient decision support across nine Florida hospitals.
How to solve the 'Goldilocks' dilemma of health data sharing?

Deven McGraw and Vince Kuraitis

By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm August 29, 2019
Healthcare information is being more widely shared than ever, but how can that be balanced with the need for robust privacy protections? At Health 2.0, two experts will frame the issue.
OIG audit: Massive backlog in digitizing VHA medical records
By Nathan Eddy 11:11 am August 26, 2019
VHA medical facilities have a cumulative medical document backlog equivalent to more than five miles of stacked paper, with nearly 600,000 electronic files dating back to 2016.
The VA and others pioneer eHealth Exchange health information network infrastructure
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm August 22, 2019
With more than 75% of all hospitals in America and 61 regional and state health information exchanges participating in the nationwide eHealth Exchange, the evolution from point-to-point connections to a one-gateway solution will dramatically increase connectivity for the entire country, the exchange contended.
Mayo Clinic CIO discusses data-sharing, interoperability, HL7 FHIR standard
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm August 21, 2019
Christopher J. Ross is a proponent of healthcare organizations coming together to solve the data-sharing problem. He’ll be addressing this issue and more at the upcoming HIMSS Health 2.0 13th Annual Conference.
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:05 am August 20, 2019
With the new solution, the NHS trust aims to better protect girls and women at risk of FGM.
Interoperability: Health data-sharing is lacking inside and outside of hospitals, survey says
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am August 19, 2019
A new Center for Connected Medicine/HIMSS Media survey of healthcare tech leaders shows that most hospitals and health systems are depending on a single, integrated EHR to solve their interoperability woes.

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By Dean Koh 08:27 pm August 15, 2019
With more than a decade of experience as a registered nurse, Angela Ryan combines her clinical experience with her knowledge in health informatics toward the practical, meaningful and integrated use of digital health tools in Australia.
VA, DOD join forces to streamline healthcare supply chain
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am August 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense announced a new strategic partnership this week aimed at boosting the VA’s supply chain modernization efforts.

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