Healthcare IT leaders came together on Tuesday in Toronto, at the CHIME LEAD Forum-Toronto, to get into granular discussions of the cybersecurity challenges facing Canadian, U.S., and global healthcare
Health Centers Partners of Southern California, a consortium of community health centers in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties, received a $1.5 million federal grant to improve patient care through the use of technology.
Ten months after the Statewide Health Information Network for New York launched its statewide patient record look up service, healthcare professionals can now access the records of more than 8.8 million patients who have given consent across the state.
Two studies of the health information exchange phenomenon, published as articles in this month’s Health Affairs, offer important insights on gaps, problems, and challenges facing HIE development going forward
Last week, when ONC and NIST announced a challenge soliciting white papers on the topic of the use of blockchain technology in healthcare, it got me interested in trying to understand the concept a little better.
The number of community and state health information exchange (HIE) efforts—either in operational or planning mode—is declining, leaving the viability of broad clinical data exchange uncertain, according to new research in the July issue of Health Affairs.