Interoperability

By Stuart N. Brotman 10:30 am March 27, 2020
The 10-year-old National Broadband Plan identified three nationwide gaps: IT adoption by healthcare providers, information utilization by them and connectivity to patients. In many places, those gaps still remain.
By Maureen Baker 01:25 pm March 25, 2020
Professor Maureen Baker, chair of the Professional Records Standards Body, writes about the organisation's work to help build a fully integrated health and care system in the UK.
By Rick Keller 03:32 pm March 16, 2020
Accurate outbreak data reporting depends on a robust, standards-based and interoperable information infrastructure. We still have a long way to go.
By Charles Alessi 04:15 am February 07, 2020
When we talk about connected care and interoperability, we tend to do so within an outdated framework that prioritises ‘medicine’ over ‘health’. We shouldn’t get stuck there, writes Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS International chief clinical officer.
By Ali Modaressi 09:12 am February 06, 2020
In a region of 10 million residents, the nonprofit Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services is helping achieve care coordination, closing care gaps when providers are able to access data at the point of care, using a central interoperable platform.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 01:13 pm February 03, 2020
The ability to gain access to the data through reusable APIs significantly improves developer productivity, enabling CIOs to achieve more with the same resources.
healthcare Blue Button
By David Harlow 10:11 am April 24, 2018
Despite their apparent promise to advance interoperability of clinical and claims data, exactly when the Blue Button 2.0 and MyHealthEData initiatives that CMS unveiled at HIMSS18 will be fully implemented remains unclear.
By Russell Leftwich, MD 03:44 pm January 19, 2018
While last year was focused on capturing useful data, now we need to draw insights from that data across the entire care continuum.
FHIR
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By 09:01 am November 21, 2017
The full value of FHIR is still years in the making, says one expert.
EHR
By Mike Restuccia 02:30 pm November 15, 2017
When the thrill of electronic health record implementation is over, hospital and IT execs are left to wonder: We are live on the EHR, so now what?

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