Boston-based Partners HealthCare has announced a strategic collaboration with Persistent Systems to develop a new industry-wide open-source platform with the goal of bringing digital transformation to clinical care.
In a letter to Congressional leaders, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) voiced its concern about the need to continue to fund critical health IT initiatives that were advanced last year with the passage on the 21st Century Cures Act...
April 21, 2017 | M. Maxwell Stroud, Lead Consultant, Galen Healthcare Solutions
When we in the industry discuss the concept of interoperability, we are most often talking about it from the perspective of a healthcare organization. We rarely, if ever, talk to patients about their data needs.
With the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intending to replace its antiquated EHR system with a commercial product, a new Black Book survey has revealed that Cerner would be the health IT vendor best up to the task.
HL7, the organization that’s home to the FHIR standard, has announced the first publication of a domain analysis model for clinical sequencing which captures precision medicine’s use cases to facilitate interoperability of genetic and genomic data.
In a letter to House and Senate Appropriators, the Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), along with 25 other healthcare organizations, is urging the inclusion of report language to accompany the FY18 Labor-HHS spending bill...
Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) has announced a partnership with KaMMCO Health Solutions (KHS) in which the organizations will establish a statewide, physician-led health information exchange.