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Survey: Healthcare Moving to the Cloud for Patient Engagement, Analytics

December 1, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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A survey from HIMSS Analytics and Level 3 indicates that healthcare organizations are ready to embrace cloud technologies, citing cost savings and the more scalable platform as key motivating factors.

FHIR Pilot at Regenstrief Aims to Take Data Integration to New Levels

November 17, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Developers and innovators are bullish on FHIR’s potential, as Regenstrief’s latest pilot shows, but they caution folks to temper expectations in the short-term.

CRISP Deploying Verato Platform to Improve Patient Matching

November 17, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), a not-for-profit regional health information exchange (HIE) serving Maryland and the District of Columbia, has adopted a cloud-based patient matching solution from Verato to assist with...

MLB to Standardize Shared Medical Data Protocol for Trade Talks

November 15, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Major League Baseball (MLB) will now standardize the medical information that must be shared during trade negotiations in the wake of one of the league’s general managers hiding medical data from teams this summer.

Santa Cruz HIO to Run California’s PULSE System in Emergencies

November 14, 2016  |  David Raths
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The Santa Cruz Health Information Organization will operate a web portal system that will be activated during emergencies, enabling healthcare professionals to access patient records through their existing systems.

Organizations Connecting Behavioral Health Providers through HIEs

November 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Health information exchanges (HIEs) are making progress with connecting behavioral health providers with HIE services, in order to facilitate better data exchange, according to two briefs released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) this...

ONC National Coordinator Gets Live Look at Carequality Data Exchange

October 27, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Officials from Carequality have stated that there are now more than 150,000 clinicians across 11,000 clinics and 500 hospitals live on its network. These participants are also able to share health data records with one another, regardless of technology vendor.

Kansas Health Information Network Expands its Network across State Lines

October 24, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) has announced that it is expanding its horizons, and is now connected to Health Information Exchange Texas (HIETexas).

In MACRA Final Rule, Health IT’s Role Looms Large

October 18, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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With the release of the MACRA final rule last week, healthcare leaders quickly turned to look at the regulation’s many provisions that directly relate to the use of certified EHR technology and more broadly, health information technology.

KLAS: Interoperability among Different EMRs Nearly Non-Existent

October 12, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Only 6 percent of healthcare providers reported that information accessed from exchange partners on a different electronic medical record (EMR) is delivered in an effective way that facilitates improvement to patient care, according to KLAS’ Interoperability...

Diving into Healthcare’s Data Blocking Enigma

October 11, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A recent conversation with the notable Dr. Farzad Mostashari left me further pondering one of the core issues in health IT right now.

Farzad Mostashari: Some Hospitals Engaging in “Very Active Information Blocking”

October 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Farzad Mostashari recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics Managing Editor Rajiv Leventhal on a myriad of healthcare IT issues, including information blocking and drilling down on the results of ACOs to date.
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