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HIMSS Issues “Call to Action” on Nationwide Interoperability

October 16, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has issued a “call to action” for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to achieve nationwide interoperability.

ONC Announces Secure API Server Showdown Challenge

October 11, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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ONC has announced a new challenge that will invite interested stakeholders to build secure FHIR servers using current industry standards and best practices.

Healthcare Informatics’ Innovator Awards Program Is Open: Recognizing Health IT Trendsetters

October 6, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Once again, we at Healthcare Informatics have chosen to open our website for submissions to our Innovator Awards Program. At a time of extraordinary change in healthcare, now is as great a time as ever to showcase your innovations.

eClinicalWorks Offers Self-Service Integration with CommonWell Health Alliance, Carequality

October 5, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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eClinicalWorks has developed a self-service module, available in its latest electronic health record (EHR) software release, that will enable customers to self-activate integration with both CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality Interoperability Framework.

Blockchain Awareness, Deployment Plans in Healthcare Orgs Ramping up, Survey Finds

October 4, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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About one-fifth of hospital executives and three-quarters of payers are either considering deploying, or are in the process of implementing some blockchain solution sets, according to a recent Black Book survey.

Research: Interoperability Focus Needs to Shift from Moving Data to Information Usability

October 3, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Hospitals’ progress toward interoperability is slow and that progress has mainly been focused on moving information between hospitals, such as sending and receiving data, and not on ensuring the usability of information in clinical decisions, according to...

The Implications for HIT Leaders of Accelerating Market Consolidation? There Are Many

September 27, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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Two new analyses of U.S. healthcare market concentration hold many implications for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders, in terms of supporting usability, interoperability, and data security

Blockchain in Healthcare: Will You Lead or Follow?

September 20, 2017  |  Hillary Ross, Witt/Kieffer
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Healthcare has and will continue to look at and learn from other industries about the advantages and lessons learned from the use of blockchain. While blockchain may have originated in the finance world, its attributes have applicability in healthcare.

ONC Seeking Feedback on Interoperability Standards Advisory

September 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is seeking comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) in advance of the 2018 Reference Edition publication.

Phishing in the Stream: Unlimited Bandwidth, Driverless Cars, and the Future of Health Data

September 20, 2017  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
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There is a widespread belief, misguided in my judgement, that owning your own copy of the data has intrinsic value and gives organizations competitive advantages. In contrast, APIs promote a single source of truth approach by making the data available on-demand.

PeraHealth Joins Epic’s ‘App Orchard’

September 18, 2017  |  David Raths
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PeraHealth, a provider of predictive, real-time clinical surveillance solutions, has joined Epic’s “App Orchard,” a site where third-party developers can learn about Epic's application programming interfaces (APIs) and list their apps for Epic customers to...

Health IT Expert Tripathi Digs Deep on Impact of Epic’s Share Everywhere Release

September 15, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., discussed the impact of the Epic interoperability news, what’s specifically unique about it, and more wide-ranging interoperability issues at hand.

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