John Kansky, president and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), offers his perspectives on the complex challenges ahead in achieving true interoperability in health information exchange
UHIN, the Utah Health Information Network, that Utah’s statewide HIE, is moving forward quickly to connect payers, providers, public health, and patients, across Utah and beyond—with documented results
Two new analyses of U.S. healthcare market concentration hold many implications for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders, in terms of supporting usability, interoperability, and data security
While many health IT vendors support the regulatory revisions that ONC announced last week, some health IT associations say a robust oversight process is necessary to hold vendors accountable and are concerned about the potential impact on patient safety.
At its 31st Annual Plenary and Working Group Meeting in San Diego this week, HL7 International added members to its Board of Directors and Technical Steering Committee. It also announced the 2017 HL7 Fellows and the 2017 recipients of the its Volunteer of the...
The New England Journal of Medicine hosts contrasting op-ed articles written by, on the one hand, the four most recent National Coordinators, and on the other, two outspoken industry leaders—with a surprising level of agreement on some important points
CHIME and DirectTrust have announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of the DirectTrust framework and health information exchange (HIE) network as the common electronic interface for health data exchange across the U.S.
On Monday morning at the opening of the SHIEC Annual Conference being held in Indianapolis, National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, M.D. urged HIE leaders forward around interoperability and data-sharing for value in healthcare
The Pew Charitable Trusts wrote to National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Don Rucker, M.D., asking ONC to prioritize two critical aspects of interoperability – patient matching and data standards – as ONC develops a trusted exchange framework to...
The Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA), which represents 30 electronic health record (EHR) companies, urged the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to build on existing standards and technology for interoperability, rather than...