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Report: Interoperability in NHS England Faces Similar Barriers as U.S. Healthcare

May 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
Electronic patient record interoperability in NHS England is benefiting patient care, but interoperability efforts are facing barriers, including limited data sharing and cumbersome processes falling outside of the clinician workflow, according to a KLAS Research...

Advantage: Interoperability

May 22, 2018  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Recent discussions emphasize the advantages of interoperability within and between healthcare providers.

National Coordinator Donald Rucker, M.D. Assesses Progress Towards Interoperability and the Development of Open APIs

May 21, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
Donald Rucker, M.D. spoke recently with Healthcare Informatics about the progress towards interoperability, a key objective of the current administration—and some of the challenges and opportunities for open-API development

HSX’s Drive Toward Innovation Spotlighted at Philadelphia HIT Summit

May 21, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
At the Philadelphia Health IT Summit, leaders from HealthShare Exchange outlined new organization strategies that include how its Market Street technology initiative is opening new avenues for innovation.

Trump will Nominate Acting VA Secretary Wilkie for Permanent Position

May 18, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Just a day after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Cerner inked their $10 billion EHR (electronic health record) deal, President Trump said he would be nominating Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie for the permanent position.

PODCAST: One-on-One with Cleveland Clinic’s Former CMIO Dr. Dave Levin

May 18, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
Dave Levin, M.D. discusses the recent pieces he has written for Healthcare Informatics, on FHIR, health IT system design, and the battle for interoperability at the VA and DoD.

VA-Cerner $10B EHR Contract Finally Gets Signed

May 17, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
The much-anticipated electronic health record (EHR) modernization contract between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Cerner was finally signed on May 17.

EHNAC Developing Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program

May 17, 2018  |  David Raths
news
To align with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, a nonprofit standards development organization and accrediting body, is working with other organizations to establish a new Trusted...

Lawmakers Demand New VA CIO, Citing “Malign Neglect” on EHR Project

May 17, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
A group of Democratic federal lawmakers, five senators and six members of Congress, are calling out the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for what they call “malign neglect” in the agency’s efforts to achieve electronic health record (EHR) modernization.

Behavioral Health Provider Consortium Connects to Georgie HIE

May 15, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The Georgia Information Technology (GAIT) Consortium has joined the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange (GRAChIE), the largest health information exchange (HIE) organization in Georgia.

CIOs Unaware of Patient Misidentification Problem, Survey Finds

May 15, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Healthcare CIOs rate patient matching among their highest priorities, but are still unaware of the magnitude of the patient matching problem—both within their own institutions and between partner organizations.

POLITICO Discloses Pentagon Review of a Military EHR Implementation Described as “Devastating”

May 13, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
On Friday, the publication POLITICO published an article that reveals details of a Pentagon report on the progress of a DoD EHR project that experts who have seen it, say speaks to problems the VA will face with its own rollout going forward

Sequoia Project to Make eHealth Exchange, Carequality Distinct Subsidiaries

May 11, 2018  |  David Raths
news
The nonprofit Sequoia Project announce May 10 that it will shift its corporate structure this summer to more clearly delineate two distinct subsidiaries; one for eHealth Exchange and one for Carequality.

At HLTH, a Candid Discussion of What the Federal Government Can and Should Do to Promote Healthcare Innovation

May 11, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
At the HLTH Conference this week, Rasu Shrestha, M.D. of UPMC sat down with HHS CTO Bruce Greenstein and former United States CTO Aneesh Chopra, to discuss the federal government’s role in facilitating technology innovation

House Committee Passes Bills to Improve VA Data Sharing, EHR Oversight

May 10, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs passed legislation this week that aims to improve health data exchange between VA healthcare providers and community care providers and another bill that provides Congress with enhanced oversight over the VA's EHR...

ONC Data Blocking Rule Pushed Back until September

May 10, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Originally expected to drop in April, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has delayed its much-anticipated information blocking rule until September.

KLAS: Early Adopters of Apple Health Records See Immediate Positive Impact

May 8, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
A new report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research gathered feedback from executives at all 12 of the health systems that were early adopters of the Apple Health Records feature and most executives are optimistic about the potential to empower patients and address...

The Sequoia Project Developing Nationwide Health IT Disaster Response Platform

May 7, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The Sequoia Project is developing a nationwide deployment plan for the health IT disaster response platform known as the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE).

Former HHS Secretary Price Emphasizes Consumer Options and Voluntary Payment Programs in World Health Care Congress Keynote

May 1, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
During his keynote speech at the World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C. this week, former HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D., spoke about the need “to fix a broken healthcare system.”

Healthcare Informatics Recognized with ASHPE Award for 2017 Top Ten Tech Trends Report

May 1, 2018  |  the editors of Healthcare Informatics
news
Healthcare Informatics has once again been recognized by the American Society for Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for demonstrating writing excellence in the society’s Best Special Report editorial category for 2017.

An HIT Expert Dives into the Details of CMS’ Proposed Hospital Payment Rule

April 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
article
With ongoing discussion about the implications of CMS' proposed hospital payment rule, Jeff Smith, vice president of public policy at AMIA, dives into the details of the rule, including how CMS might be raising the interoperability stakes.

At World Health Care Congress, An Inspirational Interest in Better Understanding Social Determinants of Health

April 30, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
At the 15th annual World Health Care Congress, leaders of various organizations across the healthcare ecosystem stressed the importance of understanding and acting on social determinants of health so that outcomes could be improved and costs lowered.

Straight Talk About FHIR

April 30, 2018  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
commentary
Have you noticed the hype around FHIR? It was hard to miss at HIMSS2018, where enthusiasts proclaimed that FHIR will solve our interoperability woes. It will not, and it is essential we dispel the misconceptions and hype.

House Funding Bill Allocates $1.2B for VA EHR System Next Year

April 27, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The House Appropriations Committee has released its Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill for 2019, including $1.2 billion for the new VA electronic health record (EHR) system.

Interoperability Oxymoron

April 27, 2018  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Interoperability is getting more attention, but it all depends on how it is defined

Study: System Functionality, Cost and Reporting Requirements Top Reasons for Switching EHRs

April 27, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
System functionality and cost are the two largest deciding factors in healthcare providers’ decision to switch electronic health record (EHR) vendors, despite the significant cost associated with a new EHR purchase and implementation, according to a study...

Humanitarian Data Exchange Wins Health Data Liberator Award

April 26, 2018  |  David Raths
news
Sarah Telford and Ahmadou Dicko were named the winners of this year’s Health Data Liberator award at the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., for their work on the Humanitarian Data Exchange.

In Proposed MU Rebranding Rule, CMS Raises the Interoperability Stakes

April 26, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal and Heather Landi
article
As health IT observers and stakeholders have begun to unpack the 1,883-page CMS proposed rule on meaningful use rebranding, discussion has emerged on if the government will be forcing providers to participate in health information exchange activities.

University of Nebraska Medical Center Getting Genomic Sequencing Data Into EHR

April 25, 2018  |  David Raths
news
The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine has launched a discrete genomic results reporting system using the HL7 2.5 format.

BREAKING: CMS to Rebrand Meaningful Use Program with New Emphasis on Interoperability, Burden Reduction

April 24, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
In a rule released late in the afternoon on April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made clear its intention to overhaul the meaningful use program.

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