By Steven Posnack – Yes, it’s that time again. The federal fiscal year is coming to a close, the kids are going back to school, and you’ve got that déjà vu feeling like you should be preparing to comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA). The post Only You Can Improve the 2018 Interoperability Standards […]
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The Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) is a patient access conference for hospital and health system leaders. We followed the action on social media last week and put together a snapshot of what happened at the conference. The post Recap of the 4th Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) appeared first on […]
State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Check in on the latest news and updates being reported by these organizations. The post State HIE News and Updates 9-22-17 appeared first on HIE Answers.
By David Wright – An effective approach to patient engagement must consider not only the patient’s condition, but their demographics, health literacy, support system, family structure, personal goals and “capacity to engage.” The post Expanding Patient Engagement Overseas appeared first on HIE Answers.
Healthcare consumers are familiar with and trust cloud technology, yet nearly one in three still can not easily access their medical records, according to a report released from Ambra Health, “Era of Change: Today’s Healthcare Consumer”. The post Today’s Healthcare Consumer: U.S. Study Shows 1 in 3 Lack Easy Access to Medical Records appeared first […]
Interviews with Justin Campbell – Justin talks to HIE Executives Paul Brannan, Charles Christian and Todd Rogow about security, sustainability and accessibility of healthcare information. The post HIE Executives Discuss Security, Accessibility of Healthcare Information and More appeared first on HIE Answers.
By Bakul Patel – Imagine an intensive care unit for newborns. An interface on a device called a pulse oximeter is sending data on changes in the newborns’ blood oxygen level to a hospital computer system that simultaneously gathers data from EKGs that are monitoring the electrical activity of their hearts. The post Interoperability: FDA’s […]
Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality. The post HIE Rundown 9-15-17 appeared first on HIE Answers.
The Resource Center is a place to share reports, blogs, success stories, best practices, and case studies to support the transformation of healthcare. September’s featured resource is Direct, DirectTrust, and FHIR: A Value Proposition. The post eHealth Initiative Resource Center appeared first on HIE Answers.
By Leala M. Williams – Long gone are the days of standalone demographic and paper medical record files in a physician office. A patient’s record is now digital and likely exists in multiple hospitals, physician offices, and other ancillary services across cities, states, and countries. The post Is Biometric Identification the Answer to Patient Data […]
By Keith Boone – I often hear the complaint (about CDA documents) that: I just want to see … At the ONC meeting recently, a provider remarked that in order to understand what was happening for a patient a provider read through 18 hundred pages of CCDA documents. The post You Really Don’t Understand the […]
By Greg Stack – A Healthcare Revolution is Underway. In this world of instant communication and seemingly endless amounts of disruptive apps, it may seem like health information technology has languished. However, there has been a monumental shift in the HIT market, and it’s only just beginning. The post Slow and Steady: The Journey Toward […]
Are you planning on attending any upcoming Health IT Events? Can’t make an event? Are you at an event? Keep up-to-the-minute on Twitter reading and using the event #hashtags. Get before, during, and after news from event coordinators, sponsors, and attendees. Add to the conversation and tweet your news and thoughts and don’t forget to […]
By Ben Steverman – Medicine is often considered part science and part art. There is a huge amount of content to master, but there is an equal amount of technique regarding diagnosis and delivery of service. To optimally succeed, care providers need to master both components. The post Data Quality: The Art and the Science […]
Our recap and highlights from the 2017 Connected Health Summit held on August 29-31 in San Diego and hosted by Parks Associates. The post Highlights from the 2017 Connected Health Summit appeared first on HIE Answers.