The New Health Information Exchange from Cloudticity: NLP, Catalogs, and Standards

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Rapid exchange of patient data is crucial not only for coordinating care, but for research and public health.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

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I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world. What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new!

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. He sees progress since then as being pretty good, particularly given the late start on technology in the health care delivery sector and given the sector’s high level of fragmentation.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. He sees progress since then as being pretty good, particularly given the late start on technology in the health care delivery sector and given the sector’s high level of fragmentation. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. He sees progress since then as being pretty good, particularly given the late start on technology in the health care delivery sector and given the sector’s high level of fragmentation. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. He sees progress since then as being pretty good, particularly given the late start on technology in the health care delivery sector and given the sector’s high level of fragmentation.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology. He sees progress since then as being pretty good, particularly given the late start on technology in the health care delivery sector and given the sector’s high level of fragmentation. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Jean Drouin, CEO, Clarify Health Solutions. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke recently with Cindy Friend , who is Vice President of Clinical Population Health Solutions & Transformation at Caradigm – a GE Healthcare company Twitter: @caradigm. Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Our conversation focused on the opportunities for improving population health through ACOs.

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Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. John called value-based care a Gordian knot.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. John called value-based care a Gordian knot.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. John called value-based care a Gordian knot.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. John called value-based care a Gordian knot.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore ( @john_chilmark ) is the founder of Chilmark Research , a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. Specialty care is the Achilles heel of this effort. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Payor-Provider Convergence with John Moore, Founder of Chilmark Research – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

John Moore is the founder of Chilmark Research, a leading health IT analyst firm focused on trends in health information exchange, cloud computing, analytics, telemedicine and more. We kicked off our conversation by looking at value-based care and what it will take to achieve its promise. John called value-based care a Gordian knot. One key issue is provider readiness for change, since we have “a sick care system, not a health care system.”

ACOs with Multiple EHRs Struggle with IT Health Care Coordination

BHM Healthcare Solutions

ACOs connected by a single EHR were more successful at care coordination, though most also supplement their EHR platform with other tools and technology, according to a report from HHS’ Office of Inspector General. OIG conducted interviews with staff and providers at the six ACOs about how they use health IT and the challenges that remain. ACOs with a single EHR were able to avoid interoperability challenges and better coordinate care in real time.

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Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke recently with Cindy Friend , who is Vice President of Clinical Population Health Solutions & Transformation at Caradigm – a GE Healthcare company Twitter: @caradigm. Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Our conversation focused on the opportunities for improving population health through ACOs.

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Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke recently with Cindy Friend , who is Vice President of Clinical Population Health Solutions & Transformation at Caradigm – a GE Healthcare company Twitter: @caradigm. Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Our conversation focused on the opportunities for improving population health through ACOs.

HIE 60

Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke recently with Cindy Friend , who is Vice President of Clinical Population Health Solutions & Transformation at Caradigm – a GE Healthcare company Twitter: @caradigm. Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Our conversation focused on the opportunities for improving population health through ACOs.

HIE 60

Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke recently with Cindy Friend , who is Vice President of Clinical Population Health Solutions & Transformation at Caradigm – a GE Healthcare company Twitter: @caradigm. Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Our conversation focused on the opportunities for improving population health through ACOs.

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How would you like to change HIPAA?

Health Blawg

There’s an RFI out right now, published as part of the federales’ “ Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care ,” announced by HHS Secretary Alex Azar in mid-2018. Hey, coordinated care is a good idea. A digression: As the health wonks and policy nerds reading this are already aware, HIPAA is a horse of a different color. Let’s start with the care coordination question. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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How would you like to change HIPAA?

Health Blawg

There’s an RFI out right now, published as part of the federales’ “ Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care ,” announced by HHS Secretary Alex Azar in mid-2018. Hey, coordinated care is a good idea. A digression: As the health wonks and policy nerds reading this are already aware, HIPAA is a horse of a different color. Let’s start with the care coordination question. Hey, coordinated care is a good idea.

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Video: Farzad Mostashari on patient engagement, ‘physician ACOs’

Meaningful HIT News

As I alluded to earlier, I was leaving the press room one afternoon at HIMSS14, and there I see former national health IT coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari hanging around Gregg Masters and Dr. Pat Salber of Health Innovation Media. Mostashari, now a visiting fellow at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institute in Washington, discussed how the years of searching for a business model to coordinate care and engage patients is finally starting to pay off.

Podcast: HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber, 2014 edition

Meaningful HIT News

That session will feature CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and new national health IT coordinator Karen DeSalvo, M.D. We also discussed other aspects of healthcare reform, trends in health IT and expectations for HIMSS14. Of note, on Monday morning, HIMSS and two other organizations will announce a new initiative on “personal connected health.” 22:42 What healthcare.gov struggles might mean for health IT.

Algorithms v's Privacy : health information is being sold and turned into ‘risk scores’

Lloyd Price

Companies are starting to sell “risk scores” to doctors, insurers and hospitals to identify patients at risk of opioid addiction or overdose, without patient consent and with little regulation of the kinds of personal information used to create the scores. Health insurance giant Cigna and UnitedHealth's Optum are also using risk scores. Congress hasn’t taken up the issue of intrusive big data collection in health care.

12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

GlobalMed

As community hubs of healthcare, they are tasked with delivering expert medical care across emergency departments, outpatient practices, surgical suites, labs, radiology departments, intensive care units and more. Meet accountable care and risk contracts. Improve community and population health. In addition to ending the employment of hundreds of local residents, from nurses to cafeteria staff, the closure will force patients to travel further for basic care.

Stopping Referral Leakage with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Some providers have begun to realize that virtual health can drive revenue and reimbursement. But there’s one virtual care benefit that doesn’t get the spotlight quite as much: stopping referral and patient leakage. By dissolving typical referral challenges, telemedicine can prevent financial loss – like when patients walk out the door to another health system and take with them potential reimbursement. 10 primary care referrals: $150/visit =$1,500.

Telemedicine triage kiosks reduce ER visits by 11% for ACO

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York (AICNY) oversees the healthcare needs of roughly 6,200 dually eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). " Duane Schielke, Alliance for Integrated Care of New York.

Health IT execs offer thoughts on the big issues of 2021

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Here's what execs from some leading health IT vendors think about the most pressing challenges – and big opportunities – of the year ahead. Electronic health records don't usually help, even if their impact on burnout is more complex than many realize.

Don't miss the Health IT Summit in New York City by iHT2

Medicine and Technology

The 2013 iHT2 Health IT Summit in New York City will bring together over 250 C-level, physician, practice management and IT decision-makers from North America’s leading provider organizations and physician practices. Areas of discussion will include: Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, Telehealth, Accountable Care, mHealth, Cloud Computing, and more. iHT2 Health IT Summit in New York City, NY Sept 17-18, 2013 Learn more here: [link].

TigerConnect unveils telehealth system to help providers fight COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Care collaboration technology vendor TigerConnect has debuted TigerTouch, a text message-oriented, audio/visual telehealth system designed to help health systems manage COVID-19 cases.