Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

Much has been written about the prospect of using blockchain technology as a key component of achieving EHR interoperability. The article Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial blockchain Condusiv Technologies EHR interoperability James D’ArezzoThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By James D’Arezzo, CEO, Condusiv Technologies.

Variances In Clinician EHR Use Can Hold Back Interoperability Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Unfortunately, however, these idiosyncrasies are one of the obstacles that stand in the way of better interoperability, according to an article by Corepoint Health. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT Clinician EHR Documentation Variation Corepoint Health EHR Documentation EHR Interoperability Health Data Interoperability Healthcare Interoperability Interoperability Goals

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Changes to HIPAA, New Data Interoperability Rules, and the Impact of COVID-19 on ROI

Healthcare IT Today

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COVID-19 Pandemic Shines Spotlight On Need For Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

Despite the endless efforts healthcare organizations have made to support health data interoperability, the path still remains rocky.

COVID-19 Driven Interoperability and What Does this Mean for Healthcare Interoperability Going Forward?

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our Healthcare IT 100 in 100, we asked a wide variety of healthcare interoperability experts to chime in on the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare interoperability. Plus, then we asked them how it will impact health data sharing going forward. Their responses were largely positive, but did highlight the challenges we still […].

Interoperability Between Hospitals and EMS is a Light Switch Away

Healthcare IT Today

DirectTrust recently hosted their second annual Summit (recordings still available), an event focused on connecting DirectTrust members and non-members with some of the nation’s greatest healthcare and interoperability experts.

Finalized Interoperability Rules Hold Health IT Developers Accountable, Sparking Demand for Innovative EHR Browser Extensions

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Finalized Interoperability Rules Hold Health IT Developers Accountable, Sparking Demand for Innovative EHR Browser Extensions appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Datalink interoperability final rules Phil GiarthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Phil Giarth, director of product, DataLink. The U.S.

3 Fundamental Problems with Healthcare Interoperability and Can Digital Twin Technology Help?

Healthcare IT Today

I recently came across an article by Verto which identified 3 fundamental problems with interoperability and care coordination in healthcare as follows: Data Integration and Aggregation Sub-Set of the Data Relevant to a Particular Care Step Data Governance and Patient Transitions The article was spot on in identifying these problems.

New Healthcare Interoperability Solution Leverages Age-Old Technology

Healthcare IT Today

J2 Global’s Consensus interoperability solution leans into and leverages this age-old technology to help organizations more easily (and securely) […]. Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Carequality CommonWell Alliance Direct Message directtrust eFax efax technology Healthcare Fax Healthcare Interoperability Interoperability J2 Global Kno2

4 Perspectives on Healthcare Interoperability and Exciting Initiatives Happening Today

Healthcare IT Today

The topic of healthcare interoperability is one that it feels like we’ve been talking about ad nauseam for nearly the entire 15 years I’ve been writing about healthcare IT. Health Data Exchange Healthcare Interoperability Life Image Lyniate Matthew Michela Orion Health

A Healthcare Interoperability Discussion with Pete McCabe, CEO of Ciox

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare interoperability has always been a hot topic, but it’s become even more interesting amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to better understand more about the current state of healthcare interoperability, I sat down (virtually of […]. In many ways, the pandemic has highlighted some of the challenges healthcare faces in sharing health data between providers.

A Wide Range Of Problems Still Holding Back Health Data Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

A new health data interoperability survey by Healthcare IT Today with 82 responses suggests that when it comes to interoperability, healthcare organizations are struggling with many of the same challenges they faced five or even 10 years ago. Without a doubt, respondents are still interested in fostering health data sharing. Their objectives for doing so […].

How To Digitize Workflows and Enhance EHR Usability

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How To Digitize Workflows and Enhance EHR Usability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial etherFAX interoperability Paul BancoThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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Interoperability via a Single API is Possible

Healthcare IT Today

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Why Steps Toward Interoperability Are Critical to a COVID-19 Response

Healthcare IT Today

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the delayed enforcement of the federal Interoperability and Patient Access rule may have prompted a collective sigh of relief among healthcare leaders, but the pandemic demonstrates exactly why interoperability is needed—especially during a public […]. The following is a guest article by Vatsala Kapur Pathy, Vice President of Policy for Collective Medical.

Why Best of Breed Health IT Is Currently the Better, Cheaper Route to Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Why Best of Breed Health IT Is Currently the Better, Cheaper Route to Interoperability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial EHRs electronic health records enterprise master patient index Gevik Nalbandian interoperability Interoperability Standards Advisory NextGateThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Interoperability Generates Excitement at #PCCSUMMIT19

Healthcare IT Today

Interoperability generated the most excitement for the leaders of long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations gathered at the annual PointClickCare user conference – #PCCSUMMIT19. EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT LTPAC BJ Boyle Carequality Interoperability Framework Healthcare Interoperability Interoperability Jason Dugenio PointClickCare PointClickCare Summit

Health IT Execs Say They’re Unhappy With EHR-Based Analytics Packages

Healthcare IT Today

It would be nice if the analytics packages included with EHRs did exactly what you hoped they would do. Analytics/Big Data EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Best of Breed Healthcare Analytics Dimensional Insight EHR Analytics EHR Analytics Tools Healthcare Analytics Healthcare Analytics Platforms Healthcare Interoperability In-House Healthcare Data Analytics

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Listen To What Hospitals Have To Say On Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

The quest for interoperability as an answer – the ability to easily share health records between sites of care – has had varying levels of success. The article Listen To What Hospitals Have To Say On Interoperability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial application programming interfaces Balu Nair EHR data Gray Matter Analytics interoperabilityThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Michigan HIE Group Creates Shared Environment For Modeling Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

If you’re running an HIE, you’re always hoping to see your participants step up their interoperability game. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability HIE Interoperabilility Institute Interoperability Land Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services MiHIN

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HHS Releases the Information Blocking and Interoperability Final Rule (21st Century Cures Act)

Healthcare IT Today

As expected, HHS together with CMS and ONC have released the 21st Century Cures Act Final rule that most people have been calling the Information Blocking rule and/or the Interoperability Final rule. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Regulations 21st Century Cures Act CMS Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Interoperability Final Rule HHS Information Blocking Information Blocking Final Rule ONC Seema Verma

Global EHR market hits $31B but faces usability, interoperability challenges

FierceHealthIT

The worldwide electronic health records market faces intensifying criticism related to usability and interoperability as well as slowing growth due to market saturation. Despite these challenges, the EHR market topped $31 billion in 2018, according to a report from market research firm Kalorama Information

Interoperability Barriers: Achieving It In Today’s Healthcare Data Landscape

Electronic Health Reporter

At the time, hospital adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems was at about 10 percent while electronic record keeping […]. The article Interoperability Barriers: Achieving It In Today’s Healthcare Data Landscape appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial 21st Century Cures Drew Ivan HIPAA interoperability Strategy of Rhapsody. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

New Age EHRs: Required Features and Functionalities To Ensure Patient and Physician Satisfaction

Electronic Health Reporter

The electronic health record (EHR) industry continues to undergo a significant transformation, with many physicians asking themselves whether they consider their EHR a friend or a foe. In too many cases, medical staff feel their EHR works against them, not for them. The article New Age EHRs: Required Features and Functionalities To Ensure Patient and Physician Satisfaction appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Redox and FDB Partner to Improve Medication Adherence with EHR Writeback Functionality

Healthcare IT Today

Interoperability-as-a-service provider, Redox, recently announced a new partnership with First Databank (FDB) to improve patient education, compliance and clinical workflow. Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT EHR API EMR Interoperability FDB First Databank Medication Adherence Patient Discharge Patient Education patient safety Redox

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6 Benefits of EHR Software Integrated with A Medical Billing System

Electronic Health Reporter

The article 6 Benefits of EHR Software Integrated with A Medical Billing System appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Bit2Sky EHR Software Improve interoperability medical billing Rekha PatilThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rekha Patil, founder, Bit2Sky. Medical billing is process of handling and managing claims, processing payments, and generating revenue.

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Healthcare Groups Urge Changes To Proposed ONC Interoperability Rule

Healthcare IT Today

Several trade groups focused on healthcare issues have come together to publish a letter urging the ONC to rethink aspects of its proposed interoperability rule tackling health data sharing, privacy and information blocking. Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System IT Security and Privacy 21st Century Cures Act CEHRT Certified API Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing Information Blocking ONC

Making Standards Work in Health Care: Interoperability, Open Source, and Other Impacts

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Regulations Data Sharing FHIR Grahame Grieve Healthcare Interoperability hl7 Kenneth D. Standards are both critical and frustrating. Health care standards may be where Web browsers were around 1995, as Internet access was growing explosively and new extensions to Web standards were being proposed right and left.

Eyeing healthcare providers, Microsoft updates its team coordination platform with interoperable EHR support, messaging features

Mobi Health News

The new features seek to streamline communication between mobile hospital clinicians, as well as boost collaboration with the wider hospital staff.

Eyeing healthcare providers, Microsoft updates its messaging platform with interoperable EHR support, messaging features

Mobi Health News

The new features seek to streamline communication between mobile hospital clinicians, as well as boost collaboration with the wider hospital staff.

Are We Entering An Era of Radical Interoperability? Deloitte Says Yes

Healthcare IT Today

If you’ve been watching stop-and-start efforts toward health data interoperability over the last several years, many of which have netted little progress, you might be surprised to hear a top-drawer consulting firm argue that we’re moving ahead into an era of radical interoperability in the healthcare and life science industries.

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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CMS new rule: Experts weigh in on big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Lessons Learned from Micky Tripathi and the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC)

Healthcare IT Today

If you’ve worked in EHR and health IT, then you’ve almost certainly heard of Micky Tripathi. One of the early people involved with trying to encourage EHR adoption and interoperability of records, he’s had a big influence on the EHR industry and interoperability as we know it. Ambulatory EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Arcadia Arcadia.io

Microsoft CMO: EHRs evolving in many ways

Mobi Health News

Interoperability standards, public cloud infrastructure, and personal health records could all change the game, Kos says