October 26, 2015
Seeking to better align health IT standards with health information management practices, three industry groups have joined forces to share perspectives for speeding up standards-based interoperability.
October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
April 29, 2015
Interoperability has been part of the healthcare lexicon for at least a couple of decades. Today, however, true interoperability does not seem to be happening at the scale nor the speed the industry needs.
April 23, 2015
The draft interoperability roadmap released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT contains so many details in its 166-pages that has been called "meaningful use on steroids."
March 27, 2015
At no other time in history has there been such a concentrated push for interoperability as there is today. But that doesn't mean the road to connected care will be an easy one.
February 19, 2015
The Interoperability Showcase is one of the biggest and most buzzworthy facets of the annual HIMSS conference and this year's shindig in Chicago promises to be better than ever.
January 21, 2015
National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, has appointed a practicing physician to head a newly created role: Chief Health Information Officer.
December 05, 2014
Hard to believe, but it has been a decade since the George W. Bush administration created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and issued a challenge to the healthcare industry that it should be seamlessly interoperable by the year 2014.
December 05, 2014
It is a simple question: “Why doesn’t electronic health information flow after the nation spent $26 billion on electronic health records?" Suggesting a 10-year timeframe or arguing that there is progress if you look hard enough just doesn’t answer it.
November 25, 2014
Radiology and information technology are not the same, of course. But they do overlap, and enable each other in critical ways. At the 100th annual gathering of RSNA, amid all the discussion of computed tomography, ultrasound and molecular imaging, there will be a key focus on informatics: data sharing, clinical decision support and much more.