August 18, 2016 - At last month's meeting of the Interoperability Experience Task Force, member of this collaboration between the Health IT Policy and Standards Committees identified five use cases to help improve the experience of health IT interoperability for both provider and patients. According to the task force, essential to supporting these use cases is the ability of health IT to: identify patients...
August 17, 2016 - Health information exchange at Surescripts experienced tremendous growth between 2014 and 2015, according to the health information network's latest annual report. All told, Surescripts processed a total of 9.7 billion secure data transactions were sent; additionally, it now averages 3.8 million electronic prescriptions each day. According to the top brass at the health information network,...
August 16, 2016 - Integrated into EHR systems such as athenahealth, Epic Systems, eClinicalWorks, and Next Gen, the Carequality Interoperability Framework is live and enabling health information exchange at more than 3,000 clinics and 200 hospitals, The Sequoia Project announced on Tuesday. “With a single unified health data sharing agreement built upon Carequality’s ground-breaking Principles of...
August 15, 2016 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to catch flak from both sides of Congress for its inability to advance health IT interoperability with the Department of Defense (DoD). The federal agency has even taken steps to improve its understanding of interoperability and health information exchange as part of presolicitation notice posted and recently updated on the Federal Business...
Healthcare providers are well aware by now that there is no magic solution to the incredibly complex conundrum of systemic reform. Depending on who you ask, the answer to the puzzle of the Triple Aim is either more technology, less technology, more acquisitions and mergers, increased provider autonomy,... [HealthITAnalytics]
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