Interoperability

By Charles Alessi 02:05 am May 06, 2020
 Privacy remains an important determinant of how technology is deployed, even during these times of COVID-19, argues HIMSS' chief clinical officer Dr. Charles Alessi.
By Layla McCay 03:32 am April 21, 2020
The director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay writes about significant acceleration of digital transformation across the UK.
By 01:47 am April 15, 2020
Florian Marcus, analyst at e-Estonia briefing centre, writes about eHealth services in the Baltic country and their response to COVID-19.
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When we talk about connected care and interoperability, we tend to do so within an outdated framework that prioritises ‘medicine’ over ‘health’.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.