Interoperability

Interoperability Showcase from HIMSS17

By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm January 31, 2018
Beyond those and many other use cases, the longtime health data exchange demo and networking spot looks toward a bright future of LT-PAC expansion, APIs and other innovations.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:28 am January 31, 2018
EHR maker says One Virtual System Worldwide will enable its customers to exchange health data with other vendors’ electronic health records platforms.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am January 30, 2018
The Center for Supply Chain Studies study is a proof of concept effort to show blockchain in action, while the second focuses on temperature-controlled environments of the supply chain.
HIMSS Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative

The initiative hopes to integrate into the core Olympics infrastructure and expand information exchange among the countries participating.

By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm January 29, 2018
The Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative hopes to offer a seamless data exchange among 200 countries.
EHRs and interoperability
By Jeff Lagasse 10:23 am January 29, 2018
ATM's interoperable functionality has been a benchmark for EHRs and now, they're making progress toward a similar interoperability says Cedars-Sinai chief clinical transformation officer Scott Weingarten.
FHIR standards

A snapshot of the VisualDx app. Credit: Google Play

By Bill Siwicki 05:27 pm January 26, 2018
Physicians at one Missouri health system are using the app to quickly reach conclusions and move forward with the best care options, its CMIO says.
opioid crisis
By Jessica Davis 02:07 pm January 25, 2018
The nonprofit aims to press Congress for PDMP interoperability between states and more accessible data.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.
Colorado HIE

Boulder Medical Center is one of the 74 hospitals participating in the Colorado HIE. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 12:33 pm January 23, 2018
The Colorado HIE with a network of 74 hospitals will use the technology to help manage data into comprehensive continuity of care documents.
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By Change Healthcare 08:55 am January 22, 2018
Value-based care requires eliminating unnecessary healthcare costs while ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time.

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