Interoperability

By Fred Bazzoli 11:15 am March 17, 2020
Health plans will be responsible for data sharing and patient access in a way they're not used to. "A lot will have to go into meeting that deadline," one expert says.
By Jonah Comstock 10:33 am March 13, 2020
In a Q&A with Healthcare IT News, Hal Wolf spoke about the tumultuous past weeks and what’s next for the nonprofit organization.
By Mike Miliard 04:12 pm March 11, 2020
With a six-month reprieve before enforcement begins, healthcare organizations will soon have to "change their operating procedures to be in compliance," says ONC.
By Fred Bazzoli 01:32 pm March 11, 2020
While Epic says it is reviewing the info-blocking and patient-access rules to see how they impact four specific areas, Cerner has voiced its "ardent support" to HHS.
By Healthcare IT News 04:03 pm March 10, 2020
Healthcare IT News Editor Mike Miliard, Healthcare Finance News Senior Editor Susan Morse and MobiHealthNews Associate Editor Dave Muoio delve into ONC's and CMS' new rules, how people are reacting and what might happen next. 
By Fred Bazzoli 12:29 pm March 10, 2020
Industry groups including AHIP, MGMA and the AMA support the patient access aims of the final regs, but have qualms about third-party developers and the compliance burden for providers.

ONC's Dr. Donald Rucker and Steve Posnack.

By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm March 09, 2020
National Coordinator Don Rucker and Deputy National Coordinator Steve Posnack talk enforcement timelines, "content and manner," FHIR 4, gag clause provisions, patient privacy and more.
Salesforce unveils new provider relationship mgmt, analytics, interoperability technologies
By Bill Siwicki 12:55 pm March 09, 2020
The goal is to empower healthcare and life sciences organizations of all types and sizes to deliver more personalized and collaborative experiences at scale.
By Mike Miliard 09:36 am March 09, 2020
Both CMS and ONC have issued what they call "transformative" rules addressing 21st Century Cures data access requirements; they'll impact providers, payers, vendors and patients.
By Bill Siwicki 12:55 pm March 06, 2020
Five healthcare interoperability experts – including pros at Boston Children’s Hospital and Medicomp Systems – discuss best practices for unsurpassed data and systems exchange.