Jeff Loughlin, executive director of the New Hampshire Health Information Organization, recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the pubic HIE’s challenges and what’s new with the organization, now in its third year of operations.
In its latest annual report, Maine’s state HIE, HealthInfoNet, reports a 52 percent growth in the number of users accessing the system since 2014 and a 69 percent increase in the number of patients whose records have been viewed across the largely rural state.
Following his participation in the ONC annual meeting last week, Doug Fridsma, M.D., Ph.D., CEO of AMIA, spoke with HCI about the broad policy aims of his association at this moment in U.S. healthcare policy
In the past when I heard consultants or corporate attorneys talk about the importance of crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s in business associate agreements, I sometimes thought they were overstating the case. No more!
Micky Tripathi, CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, shared with me a nuanced, insightful view of the journey ahead on interoperability in healthcare—one that avoids the binary thinking so common in healthcare
Industry-leading expert Micky Tripathi of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative shares his perspectives on the promise and pitfalls of leveraging the FHIR standard for application development going forward
April 16 has been designated National Healthcare Decisions Day to educate and empower healthcare providers and the public about the importance of advance care planning. There is a key role for health information exchanges to play.
As part of Vermont’s State Health Care Innovation Project, state officials announced the adoption of information sharing technology PatientPing across in-state providers with the aim of better coordinating health care delivery.
The federal government continues to actively respond to the growing opioid crisis, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) launched a new resource page highlighting health IT tools that are available to help care providers address the issue.