Healthcare IT Interoperability, EHR interoperability, Hospital Interoperability
  • Making Patient-Generated Health Data Work for Providers

    January 16, 2017 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released for public comment a new draft white paper developed by Accenture Federal Services focused on the opportunities and challenges of realizing the potential of patient-generated health data. Of particular importance to healthcare organizations and providers is a series of enabling actions the federal policy...

  • Health IT Standards, Interoperability to Gain Traction in 2017

    January 9, 2017 - Among five health IT trends to watch for in 2017, DirectTrust CEO & President David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA anticipates progress in health IT interoperability and added attention being paid to emergent health technologies such as health IT standards despite uncertainty surrounding healthcare regulation. “One has to begin any set of predictions about health care and health IT during 2017...

  • Health Information Exchange Partnerships Improve Data Sharing

    January 5, 2017 - New partnerships between health plan organizations and health data exchanges are paving the way for nationwide interoperability with some networks beginning that work at a more local level. In Los Angeles County, health plan LA Care Health Plan worked with Safety Net Connect to connect 21 hospitals to its health information exchange following a successful pilot. The hospitals now have access...

  • Value of Carequality-CommonWell Interoperability Agreement

    December 28, 2016 - The health data exchange agreement between The Sequoia Project’s Carequality and vendor-driven CommonWell Health Alliance warrants a second look, according to the President & CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative. In a guest contribution to Life as a Healthcare CIO, Micky Tripathi put into the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability agreement in context, particularly in...


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Making Patient-Generated Health Data Work for Providers

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released for public comment a new draft white paper developed by Accenture Federal Services focused on the opportunities and challenges of realizing the potential...

VA Digital Health Platform to Improve EHR Interoperability

The Department of Veterans Affairs Digital Health Platform (DHP), a cloud-based technology, will equip providers with real-time access to patient health data from VA, military, and commercial electronic health records (EHRs), applications,...

Two CA Networks to Form Largest Health Information Exchange

The California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX) and Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE) announced midweek plans to combine their networks and become the largest health information exchange in the United States. The newly created...

Impact of eHealth Exchange on Nationwide Interoperability

Leveraging existing health IT infrastructure is an integral element of the federal plan for achieving nationwide interoperability and successfully implementing a learning health system. The eHealth Exchange is a prime example of this idea in...

Health IT Standards, Interoperability to Gain Traction in 2017

Among five health IT trends to watch for in 2017, DirectTrust CEO & President David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA anticipates progress in health IT interoperability and added attention being paid to emergent health technologies such as health IT standards...

Health Information Exchange Partnerships Improve Data Sharing

New partnerships between health plan organizations and health data exchanges are paving the way for nationwide interoperability with some networks beginning that work at a more local level. In Los Angeles County, health plan LA Care Health Plan...

Effects of Patient Distrust on Health Data Exchange Security

In a recent survey, Black Book polled a national panel of over 12,000 consumers to gauge patient interaction with technology and their perception of the usefulness of these technologies. The organization found that 57 percent of respondents are...

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