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.
October 6, 2017 | the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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 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.
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.
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...
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
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.
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, 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...