By William Hersh MD – After years of giving lip service to standards, the health information/informatics community is now taking interoperability very seriously. The reason is obvious: we have spent a decade ramping up adoption of EHRs in the US and elsewhere, and we have learned….Read More
New research indicates many healthcare industry executives are not yet focused on upcoming law and its potential impact on their organization and customers according to new research findings from Accenture.
DirectTrust announced its Second Annual DirectTrust Summit will be held at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, DC, June 9-10, 2020. DirectTrust also announced its Call for Speaker Proposals is now open to health information industry experts interested in speaking at the Summit.
By Kelly Thompson – SHIEC is the national collaborative representing health information exchanges (HIEs) and their strategic business and technology partners. SHIEC’s mission is to; educate public and private entities regarding the benefits, functions and roles of HIEs…
By Andy Aroditis & Daniel Cidon – During the next decade, the healthcare industry will gradually increase adoption of blockchain technology to address nagging issues that have plagued the healthcare IT enterprise since it feverishly began digitizing health records.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that empowers patients preparing to move from acute care into post-acute care (PAC), a process called “discharge planning.”
This limited podcast series documents the journey of eFax and as they meet with rule makers and congressional representatives to advocate and educate on DCFT as an acceptable means of health data exchange.
The U.S. Department of HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced two awards under the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology (LEAP in Health IT) funding opportunity.
By Daniel Chaput – For patients, healthcare providers, and health plans (among other stakeholders) who need trustworthy, actionable information, the advantages of validated “healthcare directories” are wide ranging and will play an increasing part in our nation’s interoperability infrastructure.