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Three Large Health Systems Join North Carolina’s HIE

July 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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).

Nebraska Health Department, NeHII Taking Steps to Enhance State PDMP

July 11, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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...

Connecticut Takes Another Stab (or Two) at HIEs

July 11, 2017  |  David Raths
Connecticut, a state that has struggled to create a statewide health information exchange, may soon have two.

ONC Meetings will Establish “Trusted Exchange Framework” for Health Data

July 6, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has announced that it will host a series of three public stakeholder meetings with the aim to gather information about successful network-to-network exchange of health information.

Two Large N.C. Health Systems to Share Medical Record Data

June 30, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
North Carolina-based Carolinas HealthCare System and Novant Health, the two largest healthcare systems in the region, are partnering to share medical record data through their respective health information exchange (HIE) systems.

One Small Hospital CIO on Exchanging Data and the Health IT Road Ahead

June 29, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
In a recent interview with Healthcare Informatics, Milford Regional Hospital’s CIO discusses how the hospital is progressing with interoperability, and what else is top of mind for her as a health IT leader.

Vermont HIE Implements IT Solution for Improved Data Quality

June 22, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL), the operator of the Vermont Health Information Exchange, has announced the implementation of a data managing and synthesizing platform in an effort to expand its IT capabilities.

The 2017 Healthcare Informatics 100 Product Breakouts: Data Exchange

June 21, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
Throughout the next several days, Healthcare Informatics will reveal its top 5 companies by revenue within these seven different categories to accompany the broader Healthcare Informatics 100 list.

Brookings Scholar Touts Recent HIE Study as “Economically Significant”

June 15, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Health IT researcher Niam Yaraghi discusses a recent HIE study on reducing redundant medical procedures while examining HIEs’ struggles to date—and if they can be fixed going forward.

Healthix Connects to Private HIEs from Northwell Health and Mount Sinai

June 15, 2017  |  Heather Landi
Healthix, the nation’s largest public health information exchange (HIE), has connected its public HIE system to private HIEs operated by Northwell Health and the Mount Sinai Health System.

The World of Imaging: A Changing Landscape for Radiologists—and for Everyone

June 6, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
In this Healthcare Informatics Special Report as part of the May/June issue, experts dive into the latest challenges and opportunities in the world of imaging informatics.

Most Interesting Vendors 2017: What’s Behind the Epic Juggernaut?

May 31, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
As the EHR vendor market continues to consolidate and mature, will interoperability and data exchange improve—or stall out? Industry leaders ponder whether Epic’s size and extraordinary market dominance are a net positive or negative for progress going forward.
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