Healthcare IT Interoperability, EHR interoperability, Hospital Interoperability
  • Doubts Raised about 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability

    December 5, 2016 - The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the Senate early this week appears to be a done deal, but many of its provisions represent causes for concern for the head of one organization focused on supporting healthcare interoperability and health data exchange. Following the passing of the bill by the House of Representatives last week, DirectTrust President & CEO David Kibbe, MD, MBA,...

  • AHA to President-elect Trump: Cancel Stage 3 Meaningful Use

    December 1, 2016 - In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, the American Hospital Association has called for a cancellation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use for hospitals among numerous other recommendations focused on topics ranging from reducing regulatory to advancing health system transformation. “The regulatory burden faced by hospitals is substantial and unsustainable,” writes AHA President &...

  • Interoperability Implications of 21st Century Cures Bill

    November 30, 2016 - After a year and half of political discussion, Congress is preparing to vote on and likely in favor of the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill with bipartisan support that has serious implications for healthcare interoperability. As early as today, the House of Representatives could vote on a revised version of the bill released earlier this week, according to multiple sources. In total, five sections...

  • Health IT Standard eDOS Enables EHR Interoperability, Savings

    November 28, 2016 - Officials from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) claim that a lesser-known health IT standard for ordering laboratory tests and services both enables EHR interoperability and the ability to generate cost savings. The Laboratory Test Compendium Framework developed by Health Level Seven International...


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Doubts Raised about 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability

The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the Senate early this week appears to be a done deal, but many of its provisions represent causes for concern for the head of one organization focused on supporting healthcare interoperability and...

VA Completes Another Health Information Exchange Connection

The Department of Veterans Affairs continues extending the reach of its health data in its most recent connection to New Hampshire’s statewide health information exchange. Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Health Information Organization...

AHA to President-elect Trump: Cancel Stage 3 Meaningful Use

In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, the American Hospital Association has called for a cancellation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use for hospitals among numerous other recommendations focused on topics ranging from reducing regulatory to advancing...

Interoperability Implications of 21st Century Cures Bill

After a year and half of political discussion, Congress is preparing to vote on and likely in favor of the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill with bipartisan support that has serious implications for healthcare interoperability. As early as today,...

Health IT Standard eDOS Enables EHR Interoperability, Savings

Officials from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) claim that a lesser-known health IT standard for ordering laboratory tests and services both enables...

3 Health Information Exchanges Make Health IT Investments

November proved to be a busy month for a handful of health information exchanges looking to add to their health data exchange capabilities. In the Midwest, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) contracted with openAirWare...

Medical Device Integration, IoT Pose Cybersecurity Risks

Medical device integration and support for the Internet of Things are raising cybersecurity concerns for healthcare CIOs and CISOs and leading to a call for Congressional action. In comments submitted to a recent House subcommittee hearing on...

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