I wish I could be sanguine about the possibility that the Republicans are likely to repeal most elements of the Affordable Care Act. But I can’t, because for me, it’s personal. I buy health insurance through the exchange.
The family health history tool in use at Intermountain Healthcare creates a message in FHIR and sends it to a web-based risk service, which examines the pedigree and sends back a risk score. The Intermountain family health history tool sends the pedigree and risk data to the Cerner EHR using FHIR.
Speakers at an HL7 genomics policy conference describe how difficult it is for providers to make sense of genomics lab results without related clinical decision support.
Could clinicians subscribe to real-time public health clinical decision support 'knowledge nuggets' from within their EHR workflow?
What would you say if you had to make an “elevator pitch” in just three to five minutes to the President of the United States about what to focus on in terms of the nation’s healthcare system?
An interview with Josh Mandel, M.D., a research scientist in biomedical informatics at Harvard University and lead architect for SMART Health IT, about a new a FHIR-based approach to clinical decision support
Despite all the successes when it comes to EHR adoption, e-prescribing, and clinical decision support, a Minnesota survey found HIE activity actually declining. What are the implications?
CoxHealth CMIO Louis Krenn, M.D., believes the “app store” model for modular improvements to EHRs is very promising. “Everybody has a smartphone in their pocket and everyone understands apps and add-ons."
For the term "learning health system" to become more than a buzzword, health systems will have to devote more resources to using their clinical data for process improvement and patient safety research.
As with other new payment models, gathering new types of data for the Oncology Care Model and reporting it to CMS presents a challenge to both the oncology practices and the health IT vendors who support their work.