By Keith Boone – Most of the interoperability problems we have today can be readily solved. All we have to do is replace the systems we already have in place with newer better technology. Does that sound like a familiar strategy?Read More
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – In a previous blog on HL7® FHIR® and MIPS, I reviewed the basics of FHIR and how it can be leveraged to design a robust reporting platform that can go way beyond supporting MIPS. The key differentiator of FHIR from any previous standards used in the healthcare is the portability of FHIR “resources”.
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.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – FHIR (pronounced “fire”) which stands for Fast Health Interoperability Resources, is an interoperability standard for healthcare data developed by HL7. FHIR has gained a lot of momentum in a very short time because it is simple to understand and is based on modern technologies.
By Steven Posnack – The Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) standard (version 1.1, C-CDA 1.1) was first adopted in 2012 as part of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) 2014 Edition final rule.
Looking at the Reorganization of HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology By John Halamka, MD Twitter: @jhalamka Many people have asked me…