September 21, 2016 - EHR interoperability received a shot in the arm with the decision by Surescripts to offer EHR vendors free access to its proprietary service for locating patient records over the next three years. The health information network made the announcement midweek that EHR vendors would have free access to the National Record Locator Service (NRLS) until 2019 as a means of advancing interoperability...
September 19, 2016 - McKesson Health Solutions announced the launch of a healthcare interoperability platform, the Intelligence Hub, with the aim of automating and streamlining claims reimbursement for providers, payers, and vendors. Using open standards such as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), the company claims to have achieve "near plug-and-play" functionality with the purpose of...
September 14, 2016 - In a recent report delivered last meet to the National Cancer Advisory Board, members of the Cancer Moonshot's Blue Ribbon Panel called for the creation of a national health IT infrastructure to support next-generation cancer research as one of many recommendations. "Our ability to accelerate progress against cancer demands that researchers, clinicians, and patients across the country...
September 12, 2016 - HIPAA is a ubiquitous term in United States healthcare, but it is not the be-all and end-all regulating health data exchange when behavioral health data is added to the mix. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has played an instrumental role in promoting the development of health information exchanges, such as in Colorado and at the Colorado Regional Health Information...
Application programming interfaces (APIs) provide the means for one software program to access the services of another. Analogies abound for explaining how APIs work, but one that is particularly compelling is the wall socket analogy. Rather than having to hardwire a new appliance to the power source,...
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