Interoperability

How FHIR 4 will drive interoperability progress in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm April 25, 2019
Experts from across health IT, including members of the HL7 board and advisory council, say the new standard can do big things for data exchange, but it's not a cure-all.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:52 am April 22, 2019
The HIMSS Insights eBook on connected care and interoperability looked at the impact and potential of the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE).

National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker

By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm April 19, 2019
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT made interoperability news on several fronts Friday: granting a much-requested 30-day extension for public comments on its proposed data exchange, information blocking and patient access rules and publishing the second draft of its Trus
By Tom Sullivan 11:34 am April 16, 2019
Bridge Connector says its “no-code” iPaaS platform can be used to integrate a variety of data sources.
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm April 15, 2019
A new survey from the American Telemedicine Association assesses the current state of data exchange standards for remote care and offers best practices for health systems looking to capitalize on its potential.
What you need to know about healthcare APIs and interoperability
By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm April 11, 2019
Three experts discuss how application programming interfaces help enable system interoperability, and describe what the role of APIs will be in the future.
How to ensure interoperable data is usable by caregivers
By Bill Siwicki 11:15 am April 11, 2019
Three high-profile physician IT leaders offer their takes and advice on the usability of data brought together by interoperability technologies and standards.

Screengrab via ADHA's YouTube page.

By Hafizah Osman 10:26 pm April 10, 2019
The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has opened an online consultation for all Australians to have a say on the development of a more modern, digitally connected health system.
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm April 10, 2019
AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma says healthcare should simplify its approach to data exchange: keeping a laser focus on worthwhile use cases, sharing first and standardizing later, while also taking some cues from the basic APIs that power the World Wide Web.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm April 08, 2019
InterSystems HealthShare VP Don Woodlock explains some recent examples of how customers are putting the technology to work improving pop health outcomes and increasing revenue.

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