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.Read More
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of May that we think deserve sharing again.
By Drew Ivan – The use of telehealth has grown exponentially since the spread of Covid-19. With the surge of virtual visits, it’s crucial that health IT vendors creating telehealth solutions — as well as providers who are adding telehealth platforms to their practices — ensure their IT infrastructure is set up to handle new data flows.
By Drew Ivan – Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy published a whitepaper, Data Interoperability and Exchange to Support COVID-19 Containment. Authors, Farzad Mostashari and Mark McClellan, lay out three strategies to help guide policymakers around the globe as they address the COVID-19 pandemic:.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of October that we think deserve sharing again.
By Drew Ivan – Interoperability within health care has been a top concern across the industry for more than a decade. The HITECH ACT drove an expectation that interoperability would be a natural byproduct of broad EHR adoption, but this turned out not to be the case.
By Drew Ivan – Over the last decade, achieving true interoperability has been an ongoing pain point across the healthcare ecosystem. Provider organizations and payers alike have been slow to implement this technology under the guise that interoperability is complicated and potentially, not fully attainable.