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Where Is Network Segmentation Headed? One Industry Expert Has a Good Idea

February 19, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
Impact Advisors’ John Robinson shares his perspectives on the new thinking around network segmentation, including around micro-segmentation and software configuration—and urges CIOs, CISOs, and other healthcare IT leaders to move quickly away from old tactics...

Apple Confirms “Health Records” Solution with Aim to Bring Medical Records to iPhone

January 24, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In breaking digital health news today, Apple has announced that it is launching a feature that will allow consumers to see their medical records right on their iPhone.

HIT Advisory Committee to Hold First Meeting in January

December 22, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The government’s new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC), established under the 21st Century Cures Act, will have its first meeting on January 18.

AMIA Urges ONC to Support New Testing Infrastructure for HIT Standards

November 29, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), in comments submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is urging the government to support a more robust, modern testing infrastructure for health IT standards.

HHS Secretary Names Three Members to HIT Advisory Committee

November 17, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan named three members to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC), established by the 21st Century Cures Act.

Cedars-Sinai Leaders Articulate their Case for their Healthcare Solutions Accelerator Initiative

November 10, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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At the Health IT Summit in Beverly Hills, senior leaders from the Cedars-Sinai health system shared the journey around their development of an accelerator program, designed to help bring forward solutions to improve patient care and operations

The CEO of Indiana’s Statewide HIE Sees Complexity in the Push for Interoperability

October 10, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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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, Utah’s Statewide HIE, Pushes the Envelope on Interoperability

October 2, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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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

The Implications for HIT Leaders of Accelerating Market Consolidation? There Are Many

September 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
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

Health IT Stakeholders Have Different Takes on Changes to EHR Certification Program

September 25, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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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.

ONC Seeking Feedback on Interoperability Standards Advisory

September 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is seeking comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) in advance of the 2018 Reference Edition publication.

HL7 Announces New Board Members, Fellows

September 13, 2017  |  David Raths
news
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...

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