The Sequoia Project is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month by announcing that its various interoperability initiatives have grown by health organization participants, by geographic reach, and by the sheer number of health records exchanged electronically.
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.
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.
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.
Although the healthcare industry is behind most other sectors when it comes to interoperability and security, newfound optimism has emerged in the form of a technology that potentially can help solve both of these challenges—blockchain.
In a survey, 50 percent of HIE leaders said electronic health record (EHR) vendors "routinely" engage in information blocking, and 25 percent reported that hospitals and health systems routinely engage in business practices that interfere with...
HL7 has published Release 3 of the its Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Standard for Trial Use. The new version incorporates enhancement requests received from implementation partners, including the Argonaut Project.