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Washington Debrief: President Trump Takes Two Executive Actions Impacting Healthcare

January 23, 2017  |  Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
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President Trump on Jan. 20 signed an executive order that could open the door for federal agencies to curtail some aspects of the Affordable Care Act.

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: At the Dawn of a New Era, Winning Teams Show the Way to the Future

January 23, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year’s Innovator Awards Program, who are finding new paths forward to age-old healthcare problems.

Healthcare’s Latest Interoperability Push

January 17, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal and Mark Hagland
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The concern that “real” interoperability in healthcare has yet to be accomplished is not novel. But recently, there have been developments on at least one major front that has sprung new optimism.

Washington Debrief: The Who’s Who in Healthcare on Capitol Hill

January 17, 2017  |  Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
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The 115th Congress has been sworn-in and there are some new leaders to take note of that will have influence over healthcare on Capitol Hill.

ONC Announces Phase 2 Winners of Consumer, Provider App Challenges

January 12, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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ONC today announced the Phase 2 winners for the Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge and the Provider User Experience Challenge.

FDA, IBM Watson to Explore Blockchain for Patient Data Exchange

January 11, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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IBM Watson Health is collaborating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a research initiative aimed at defining a secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology.

Tom Price’s First Senate Hearing to Come Next Week; ONC Leadership Questions Linger

January 11, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing next week for committee members to hear testimony from Rep. Tom Price, M.D., (R-GA)—President-elect Trump’s nominee to become the next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.

University of Vermont Health Network Proposes Unified EHR

January 9, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The University of Vermont Medical Center has filed a certificate of need (CON) application with the state of Vermont to create a unified electronic health record (EHR) across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.

DirectTrust’s David Kibbe, M.D.: Five Health IT Trends to Watch in 2017

January 9, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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When making predictions about health care and health IT in 2017 with Donald Trump as President, almost nothing is certain except uncertainty itself, according to David Kibbe, president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based DirectTrust.

iShare Medical Achieves Accreditation as Governmental Trust Anchor

January 9, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Kansas City-based iShare Medical, an information technology and software solutions provider, has been accredited by DirectTrust as a governmental trust anchor, which qualifies the company to provide trusted exchange of medical records with 23 federal government...

Hixny, University of Vermont Medical Center Sharing Medical Data Across State Lines

January 3, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The Health Information Exchange of New York (Hixny) has added the University of Vermont Medical Center to its health information exchange network to enable the exchange of patient health data across state lines.

Healthcare Informatics’ Top 10 Stories of 2016

December 28, 2016  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Healthcare Informatics parsed through the Google Analytics to come up with the 10 most-clicked stories of 2016.

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