Interoperability

The “Wonder Years” of Healthcare

By Dr. Martin Lustick – In the wake of medical home certification, meaningful use, the Cures Act and the pandemic, it’s clear that virtually all of healthcare is now built on a digital foundation. EHRs are pervasive in the delivery system, and they are increasingly connected to all parts of care delivery.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 6-06-22

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including a new webinar series that brings together key stakeholders to share lessons learned, promising practices, and challenges related to exchanging SDOH data, new blog posts on improving ePAs, information blocking & more!



USCDI: Supporting Interoperability Requirements of the Cures Act

By David Navarro – The 21st Century Cures Act has adopted the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) standard to help further interoperability efforts and data sharing among providers and patients. We unpack the details around USCDI and look at how it is constantly changing as more data points and data classes are reviewed and added.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 4-25-22

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including the 2022 ONC Annual Meeting recordings are now On-Demand, the feedback period for the USCDI v3 is open until April 30th, & the SVAP comment period closes on May 1st.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 3-28-22

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including several events, including the Inferno Office Hours for Health IT Developers, the Spring sessions on the 2022 ONC Annual Meeting & the TEFCA RCE Stakeholder Sessions.


Reshaping Data Exchange

By Jonathan Shannon – The concept of interoperability in healthcare IT has had its fair share of challenges over the years. Compounding challenges around security, organizing the vast amount of data, and making such data available in a timely fashion has hampered the ability to meaningfully exchange such information in healthcare.