Interoperability

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.
Epic, Cerner and others reveal just how their EHRs are interoperable
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm April 05, 2019
The companies also advise healthcare CIOs on some key interoperability questions to ask any EHR vendor when considering a purchase.
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm April 04, 2019
The vendor, one of the first to use the new version of the HL7 standard, is also offering advice for how providers can take advantage of the spec for better interoperability.
By Mike Miliard 09:15 am April 03, 2019
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice and freedom and dignity."
Providence St. Joseph boosts physician, patient satisfaction with Epic interoperability tool
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm April 02, 2019
Case study: The EHR vendor's Happy Together technology enables the health system to incorporate data from patient portals from other healthcare organizations into its MyChart portal.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.

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