Interoperability

EHR vendors record on interoperability

There are 16 distinct EHR platforms in the marketplace today.

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.
hospital doctor talking to patient with EHR tablet

A new type of supply chain is emerging in healthcare said Lumeris CEO Michael Long. “What powers this supply chain will be a re-imagined doctor-patient relationship."

By Tom Sullivan 10:08 am May 11, 2018
EHRs in app stores, a new type of supply chain and interoperability’s need for new expertise are on the horizon.
NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth mobile stroke care vehicles

A view into the NewYork-Presbyterian's Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit.

By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm May 10, 2018
When every second counts, treating stroke patients in an ambulance setting with telemedicine means the median time between vehicle arrival to treatment with the clot-busting drug tPA is 31 minutes.
Senate bill passes for behavior health
By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm May 09, 2018
The Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act now heads to the House, where there is similar bipartisan legislation.
Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
CTA and Xcertia talking about mobile apps at HLTH conference

CTA and Xcertia discuss a roadmap for mobile apps at HLTH conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am May 08, 2018
The goal is to bring order to the fast-changing mobile health market, focusing on the availability, transparency and reliability of patient-generated health data.

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