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.
Health information exchanges (HIEs) have the potential to cut billions in Medicare spending, particularly in those healthcare markets that have established HIE infrastructures, according to new research.
CHIME and DirectTrust have announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of the DirectTrust framework and health information exchange (HIE) network as the common electronic interface for health data exchange across the U.S.
On Monday morning at the opening of the SHIEC Annual Conference being held in Indianapolis, National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, M.D. urged HIE leaders forward around interoperability and data-sharing for value in healthcare
New CEO Kelly Hoover Thompson talks about her vision for SHIEC, the role of HIEs in the healthcare industry and the opportunities, and challenges, facing HIE leaders in the evolving national healthcare landscape.
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.
An HIE-to-HIE hub, known as the Patient Centered Data Home and spearheaded by SHIEC, is expanding across the West, with six states now connected and exchanging admission, discharge and transfer notifications for patients.
DirectTrust, the Washington, D.C.-based alliance created by and for participants in the Direct exchange network, has announced that the number of healthcare organizations engaged in the network has now reached 100,000.
Three of the largest health systems in North Carolina, Duke Health, Novant Health and Carolinas HealthCare System, have signed agreements to connect to NC HealthConnex, North Carolina’s state-designated health information exchange (HIE).
The Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), a statewide health information exchange (HIE) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services are taking steps to capture state prescription information and deliver it to Nebraska’s enhanced...