Interoperability | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Interoperability

HIT Advisory Committee Advances Recommendations on Core Data Sets for Interoperability

April 19, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), voted Wednesday to approve nine recommendations to update the list of data elements that vendors must exchange to be...

Pennsylvania Ramping Up Connections to Public Health Gateway

April 11, 2018  |  David Raths
article
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is ramping up a Public Health Gateway (PHG) that was created as a single point of entry for healthcare information organizations (HIOs) submitting data for provider organizations to dozens of applications in the Department of...

Black Book Report Highlights Patient Identification Issues

April 11, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Hospitals with EMPI (enterprise master patient index) support tools in place since 2016 reported consistently correct patient identification rates, according to a new Black Book market report.

AMA, Google Launch Interoperability and Innovation Challenge

April 10, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The American Medical Association (AMA) has teamed up with Google on an interoperability and innovation challenge centered on the use of patient-generated health data.

AAFP Calling on CMS to Make Improvements to MyHealthEData Initiative

March 27, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
In a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) voiced it support of the MyHealthEData initiative, but also called for some improvements to certain aspects of the fledgling patient data initiative.

New York State’s PDMP Now Interoperable with 25 States and D.C.

March 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week new efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, including advancing partnerships in New York’s prescription monitoring program (PMP) across the country.

Global Survey: Nearly Half of Physicians are Not Aware of Blockchain Technology

March 22, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
A survey, conducted by SERMO of 3,700 physicians across the globe, found that nearly half (47 percent) of polled physicians said that they were not aware of blockchain technology.

PODCAST: Micky Tripathi on the Current Health IT Moment—and Exploring the World Ahead

March 20, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
On this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, notable health IT expert Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., talked about what he learned at HIMSS18, KLAS’ report on CommonWell and Carequality, Apple’s health records solution, and much more.

VA Turns to UPMC’s Shrestha to Lead Open API Pledge

March 19, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
VA has announced that Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, will lead the department’s Open Application Programming Interface (API) pledge that it announced at HIMSS18.

HIMSS18 Day 3 Roundup: Federal HIT Leaders Outline Their Plan

March 7, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
Healthcare Informatics’ editorial team breaks down what you need to know from day three of HIMSS18.

What Are Top Use Cases for a Population-Level Data API?

March 7, 2018  |  David Raths
commentary
A December 2017 meeting involving ONC identified a path for future work on a FHIR-based population-level data API.

Pages

Subscribe to Interoperability