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.

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. The thing is, few HIEs go the extra mile to make it happen, in many cases because they just don’t have the resources to tackle the problem.

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Looking Back at the Last Decade of Health IT – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 26

Healthcare IT Today

For the 26th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re taking a look back at the last decade of Health IT. Hard to believe that it’s almost 2020, but as we enter the new decade join us as we look back. Data Blocking & Interoperability.

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.

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Part Two: Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

Mobile Health Matters

The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list?

Kno2 On Demand Record Retrieval from Carequality and CommonWell for Free

Healthcare IT Today

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HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) To Investigate Google

Healthcare IT Today

The HHS Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether Google met HIPAA requirements when it pulled together millions of patient records when working with the Ascension health system.

CMS To Run Pilot Giving Providers Access To Medicare Claims Data

Healthcare IT Today

In another step in fleshing out its interoperability efforts, CMS has announced plans to launch a pilot program giving clinicians access to claims data. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT Blue Button 2.0

Group To Offer Health Data Access To Android Phone Users

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Apple has been making a number of public moves focused on getting its customers to pull their health data onto their iPhone. Using Apple’s Health app, consumers can have their health data downloaded automatically from any institution with which it has partnered.

SNF Setback: Acute Care Providers Share Limited Data when Transferring Patients to Post-Acute Care

Healthcare IT Today

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It’s Time for Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to Break Down Patient Data Silos

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sean Vandeweerd, Sr. Product Manager, PointClickCare Technologies Inc. Our healthcare system is approaching a critical time in which an aging population will bring baby boomers into hospitals and post-acute care facilities in record numbers.

Unifying the Healthcare Assembly Line

Mobile Health Matters

Individual service lines can provide attentive and effective care, whether it is cardiology, endocrinology or oncology. Each provider may use a separate IT system, with each system pulling from various data sources. As a result, there is no holistic view of the patient’s health.

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Practical Innovation on Full Display at EXPO.health 2019

Healthcare IT Today

The annual EXPO.health event was created to break down the silos that separate people, organizations and companies in Health IT. The event brings together smart, forward-thinking and hard-working Health IT professionals for 3 days of collaboration, sharing and conversation.

In Survey, Many Healthcare Execs Unfamiliar With New Health Data Access And Sharing Rules

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey concludes that many health IT executives are not too familiar with new federal regulations which, among other things, require that patients have more access to their health records and forbid providers from hampering health data sharing across networks.

All my HIMSS coverage in one place

Meaningful HIT News

It’s a nice mix of news, features, analysis and commentary. DeSalvo: True EHR interoperability – and a national HIE – is possible by 2017 (Feb. Interoperability Showcase uses car crash to show how connected data really can improve patient care (March 5). The last of my 10 MedCity News stories from HIMSS14 has been posted. Here are links to all of them, in chronological order. NantHealth launches Clinical Operating System – biggest of big data startups – with $1B (Feb.

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3 Health IT Infographics You Need To Read Today

BHM Healthcare Solutions

This week’s round up includes everything from Health IT trends to the trends of Health IT purchasing. Whether you are thinking about implementing ICD-10 or a llocating resources for a new EMR/EHR system , these infographics are bound to get your brain moving.

2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it.

After A Troubled Start, Can Telstra Health Be Australia’s First Digital Health Unicorn?

Lloyd Price

Australia’s medical software industry, though peppered with some great talent, interesting start-ups, and high potential emerging software platform plays is not necessarily where you would expect to find the next IT unicorn. It does have a cloud product in the market however where BP doesn’t.

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What Are Digital Health Services & Technologies?

Waracle

Increased proliferation of mobile and web-based technologies such as wearables, smartphones and apps, are not only changing the way we interact and communicate, they’re actively transforming the way we track and monitor our health and well-being. Digital health services and technologies comprise a wide range of categories including personalised medicine, telehealth, telemedicine, wearables, health information technology and mobile health (mHealth).

HIStalk Interviews Jeremy Pierotti, CEO, Sansoro Health

HIStalk Interviews

Jeremy Pierotti is co-founder and CEO of Sansoro Health of Minneapolis, MN. We knew that the next generation of digital health solutions would require data liquidity. We thought we had an innovative way of providing advanced data exchange between health IT applications. We’re excited by it. I’ve always believed that in healthcare, we adopt treatment technology eagerly and deploy it pretty rapidly.

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What Are Digital Health Services & Technologies?

Waracle

Increased proliferation of mobile and web-based technologies such as wearables, smartphones and apps, are not only changing the way we interact and communicate, they’re actively transforming the way we track and monitor our health and well-being. Digital health services and technologies comprise a wide range of categories including personalised medicine, telehealth, telemedicine, wearables, health information technology and mobile health (mHealth). Digital Health