The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), in its first meeting to establish a trusted exchange framework for health data, outlined three key outcomes that the agency feels is necessary for success.
Looking at the deal announced last week in which Allscripts is acquiring McKesson’s hospital IT business, in light of broader industry and policy trends, and to ask: how might this deal figure into broader interoperability and federal healthcare IT policy trends?
drchrono Inc., a provider of electronic health record (EHR), practice management, medical billing, revenue cycle management (RCM), announced the launch of a cloud-based EHR platform enabled for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs needs to prioritize the interoperable exchange of health data and improved patient safety as it transitions from its VistA electronic health record (EHR) system to a commercial-off-the-shelf EHR system provided by Cerner.
In an interim report on responding to the opioid crisis, the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis urged President Donald Trump to lead an effort to have all state and federal prescription drug monitoring databases (PDMPs) share...
The only feasible way to enable future registries is by using data captured in EHRs and other systems in a reproducible way. “That suggests using FHIR," says Russ Leftwich, M.D., of InterSystems and HL7.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recently submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework.
On Monday, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) kicked off the first of three meetings and webinars to inform the public about the department’s work related to the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act trusted...
As the leaders of patient care organizations move forward into the post-EHR-implementation phase, they face a welter of challenges around interoperability and analytics for performance improvement, says Rob Barras of The Advisory Board Company