DirectTrust announced the development of Trusted Instant Messaging+, the industry-first standard to enable real-time communication of health information that incorporates trust network concepts to ensure secure transmissions between known, trusted entities within and across enterprises.Read More
Fueled by a migration of message transmissions to its Accredited Trust Anchor Bundle, and a broader use of its network, DirectTrust reported record growth in the number of DirectTrust network users, addresses and transactions during the first quarter of 2019.
By Dr. Sean Spina – As I was going through the metal detector at the airport, I tossed my pager in the bin. The security official looked at me and said, “You work in healthcare, don’t you?” I asked, “Why do you say that?”
By Linda Fischer – I spent 21 years as a hospital CIO and my job was more than just a job: it was part of my identity and a way of life. I love my new career – but yes, a part of me will always miss the hospital world.
DirectTrust released for public comment a white paper containing more than 50 recommendations aimed at the more than 350 EHR vendors and HIT products’ vendors that provide Direct Interoperability, urging them to significantly improve the usability of their products for secure, interoperable clinical messaging.
By Angela Hunsberger – Over the past decade rapid changes in healthcare technology have caused a whirlwind of medical software adoption, and, in some cases, an overconsumption of ancillary products. Medical practices have implemented EHRs, patient portals, and secure messaging to participate in programs such as Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home certification.