Interoperability

Children's Mercy Kansas City

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By Bill Siwicki 02:23 pm May 25, 2018
Achieving Stage 7, the top stage, in the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model is quite a feat. It shows that a healthcare provider organization is playing at the top of its game in health IT.
By Jessica Davis 11:28 am May 25, 2018
In March, the Internet Engineering Task Force approved the Transport Layer Security version 1.3, the key function to enable HTTPS function on the web.
Precision medicine panel of experts speaking at HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

Aviva Debeer of IBM Watson Health said developers need to design experiences that engage patients in their own health at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit.

By Tom Sullivan 10:45 am May 22, 2018
That burdens hospitals with the responsibility to ensure affordability, access and ethics to avoid making a broken healthcare system even worse.
HIMSS releases free interoperability environmental scan
By Tom Sullivan 08:43 am May 22, 2018
Hospitals can use the tool to assess connectivity options such as Epic’s Care Everywhere, Carequality, CommonWell, the Sequoia Project, others.
Daniel Ray
By Daniel Ray 12:29 pm May 17, 2018
In a new blog for BJ-HC, NHS Digital Director of Data Daniel Ray gives an update on the agency's data science strategy, revealing that a 'cognitive AI avatar' is in the works.
EHR vendors record on interoperability
By Tom Sullivan 10:07 am May 16, 2018
Hospitals have a complex web of electronic health record vendors but once data sharing broadens it will open the door to innovation.
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By InterSystems 09:57 am May 16, 2018
How do we ensure the reliability, scalability, performance and dependability of EMRs and innovate at the same time?
NHS England talks with HIMSS International about UK eHealth week

Matthew Swindells, from NHS England, chats with Charles Alessi, MD, of HIMSS International, about how the U.K. health system is evolving in the age of technology during eHealth Week. Credit: HIMSS TV

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm May 15, 2018
A new report from KLAS shows NHS data sharing to be cumbersome and disruptive to clinical workflows.
Sequoia Project restructures
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm May 15, 2018
eHealth Exchange will become both a member of Carequality and an implementer of its standards, helping expand its presence to other participants.
congress patient matching
By Mike Miliard 01:56 pm May 11, 2018
AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS and others say lack of support for a nationwide patient identity strategy has stymied innovation, cost hospitals revenue and put patient safety at risk.

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