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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HIEs Must Shift From Health Data Sharing To Curating And Analyzing Data

Healthcare IT Today

After years of evolving and struggling to find a solid business model, HIEs have finally found a reasonably secure place in the healthcare system.

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Medicare ACOs Improving Care Coordination With Health IT, But Still Have Work To Do

Healthcare IT Today

A recent study by the HHS Office of Inspector General suggests that Medicare ACOs coordinate care more effectively when they have the right health IT tools in place, particularly when ACO members share one EHR platform and have access to a robust HIE.

Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee.

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Health IT Roundup—VA has a new IT leader; Alliance for Better Health launches Medicaid HIE

FierceHealthIT

Trump has selected a former Ernst & Young cybersecurity director to be the VA's assistant secretary for information and technology, and the Alliance for Better Health is launching a regional HIE targeting Medicaid beneficiaries

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Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

OIG: Medicare ACOs have yet to realize full potential of health IT

Healthcare Guys

Medicare accountable care organizations aren’t using electronic health records to their full potential, a new report shows. addition, most of the ACOs used data to group patients according to the potential severity and cost of their health conditions

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Sheri Rawlings, CIO, San Juan Regional Medical Center, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

IT as consultants, not owners Lack of ROI in HIEs Patient engagement obstacles “We never intended to chase the dollar.” Thoughts on MU – “I don’t think it achieved near what they thought it would.” And so IT stood on the sideline and offered support instead of running the show, and it paid off. IT as consultants, not owners. Lack of ROI in HIEs. Thoughts on MU – “I don’t think it achieved near what they thought it would.”.

Dr. Kizer opening keynote at the HIMSS Southern CA Chapter Healthcare IT Conference #HITCon13

Medicine and Technology

I'm in Los Angeles at the California Endowment attending the HIMSS Southern California Chapter Annual Healthcare IT Conference today. Kizer, MD, MPH, Director of the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI).

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. 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. Body + biology + behavior: Intel exec explains how technology is making N=1 care possible (Feb.

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Expert panel speaks about Hot Topics in Healthcare IT #HITCon13

Medicine and Technology

Here at the HIMSS Southern California Chapter Health IT conference (Twitter hashtag # HITcon13 ), an expert panel discussed some of the key hot topics in health IT. Panelists included: Aram Dobalian, JD, MPH, PhD, Director, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center at Veterans Health Administration speaking about “HIE and EHR as enablers of Disaster Recovery” Ralph Oyaga, Esq., We can see this with some examples within the VA Health System.

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ACOs with Multiple EHRs Struggle with IT Health Care Coordination

BHM Healthcare Solutions

OIG conducted interviews with staff and providers at the six ACOs about how they use health IT and the challenges that remain. Health information exchanges with “robust” data were helpful in filling in the gaps when patients sought care outside the ACO.

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. He sees an opportunity not only in connecting providers with different EHR systems serving common patients, but in applying these tools at the statewide HIE level.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. He sees an opportunity not only in connecting providers with different EHR systems serving common patients, but in applying these tools at the statewide HIE level.

In Wisconsin we have Interoperability

Healthcare Exchange Standards

There is much talk on the blogs about the USA government trepidation around Health Information Exchange interoperability. Some samples: Geek Doctor -- Interoperability and the Trough of Disillusionment Motorcycle Guy -- Who should be in charge of developing HealthIT Standards for the US I live in Wisconsin, and it seems I live in one of the few areas where Health Information Exchange is alive and well. See below an interesting monthly report I get from the Wisconsin HIE.

National Coordinator 6.0: A Blueprint for Success

Docnotes

Now that it’s public, I’ll offer my thoughts on the next steps for Don and ONC. He’s got a long track record of integrity, he’s a nice person, he deeply understands the challenges, limitations, and opportunities of Health IT. That’s it.

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health. Of course, it seems crazy that the health IT incentives and Meaningful Use didn’t mandate interoperability; and the last few years of health IT development might have gone differently if interoperability were required before the 21st Century Cures Act mandated it and made data blocking illegal, but we are now looking forward, not backward.

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. 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. 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. 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. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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HIMSS14: Patiently Waiting for Progress

Chilmark Research

A grade-school English teacher of mine would write a little guide on the chalkboard at the beginning of our expository writing lessons: Say what you’re going to say; Say It; Say what you said. HIEs Look Backward.

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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. 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. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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How far away is Healthcare from a platform-dominated Digital business model?

Lloyd Price

Over the past few years, several healthcare focused cloud-based digital platforms – or health clouds - have been announced by big tech firms such as Salesforce, Microsoft, and Google. Health insurance companies have firmly adopted consumerism as the focus of their digital efforts.

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Who will regulate mHealth? Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability

Chilmark Research

As we’ve reported in a previous post , HIMSS13 afforded enormous buzz and less enlightenment regarding the state of health IT, particularly the four key areas we see as essential to this industry making a true difference in patient care. Public vs. Private Oversight of Mobile Health.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Health Care Law and Consulting. The configuration of firewalls, workstations, routers, Health care policy Health Law HIPAA OCR Privacy Security

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting Comments […] article was originally published on HealthBlawg and. The configuration of firewalls, workstations, routers, Health care policy Health Law HIPAA OCR Privacy Security

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Health Care Law and Consulting. The configuration of firewalls, workstations, routers, Health care policy Health Law HIPAA OCR Privacy Security

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Health care policy Health Law HIPAA OCR Privacy SecurityAt the close of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a number of cybersecurity tips were published by OCR (the office within HHS that enforces HIPAA).

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Health care policy Health Law HIPAA OCR Privacy SecurityAt the close of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a number of cybersecurity tips were published by OCR (the office within HHS that enforces HIPAA).

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