Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). It’s a long way from 1998, I’ll tell you.

Electronic medical record interoperability is a total mess

KevinMD

Just the other day, while I was in the middle of seeing a morning schedule full of patients, I opened one patient's chart and was thrilled to see a whole bunch of new icons in Chart Review in the electronic health record that I had never seen before. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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Corepoint and Rhapsody Merge to Advance Interoperability in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Rhapsody, a global leader in healthcare data interoperability, today announced that the company will merge with Corepoint Health, the supplier of the Best in KLAS® healthcare integration platform.

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

Electronic Health Reporter

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Health IT Startup: Ivenix

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Health IT Startup: Ivenix appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial adverse drug events health IT startup interoperability IV smart pumps Ivenix

5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

Focus on interoperability for health data systems has increased recently given multiple proposed Department of Health and Human Service’s regulations addressing how health data is shared.

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.

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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Healthcare Interoperability Leader ELLKAY Acquires X-Link

Healthcare IT Today

ELLKAY, LLC, a leader in healthcare connectivity and interoperability solutions, announced its acquisition of the assets of Tampa-based Legal Easy, Inc., It also […].

Compassionate Health IT Understands Whom It’s Dealing With: News from a Lumeon Installation

Healthcare IT Today

I’m convinced that health IT can solve many of health care’s problems–but only when it is designed and rolled out with the greatest sensitivity to the needs of the users.

December's heavy health IT agenda

Morning eHealth

Getting All of Us into All of Us — Holiday interoperability gathering at White House

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?

NHIT Week: Six Leaders Reflect on the Value of Health IT

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Medsphere to Grow Interoperable Healthcare IT Platform with $40 Million Preferred Equity Investment from TPG Sixth Street Partners

Healthcare IT Today

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Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

By 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? The post Our 2018 Health IT Wish List appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Angela Pierce Aparna Bala Health IT Innovation Interoperability Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

By 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?

U.S. docs lagging on interoperability

Morning eHealth

Surprise billing measure tackles health IT — Hahn confirmation expected this week

Interoperability: Health IT's hardest problem is (finally) at an inflection point

Mobi Health News

During April, we'll talk to experts and thought leaders about what's really happening in interoperability, present original HIMSS Media research on the state of data exchange, delve into the newly proposed rule from HHS and share insights about what the future holds

Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In the seventh annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., Editorial interoperability Stoltenberg Consulting value-based care

Despite Use of Health IT Tools, U.S. Primary Care Physicians Struggle With Care Coordination

Healthcare IT Today

The survey, which reached out to primary care physicians around the world, found that despite having powerful health IT tools at the ready, U.S.-based based PCPs are still finding it difficult to coordinate care with other […].

Part One: A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

Mobile Health Matters

As we enter a new year, it is important to celebrate the industry’s successes in 2017, and reflect on the ways these changes, incidents, and regulations both pushed health IT forward and established a foundation for 2018.

Sharing medical records won’t work

KevinMD

Central to this goal is the implementation of fast health care interoperability resources (FHIR). Tech Health IT Practice ManagementA major goal of MIPS is to increase the sharing of information between providers and eliminate so-called data silos. FHIR allows one EHR to directly query and pull information from another EHR, and is based on the belief that medical charts […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com.

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Healthcare Value Unbounded

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Top health IT challenges right now? Interoperability, modernization

Healthcare Guys

Health system executives agree data sharing between providers, payers and government and industry can have the greatest impact on improving patient experiences, according to an SAP report.The survey of 100 healthcare CEOs, CFOs and CIOs, conducted by Porter Research on behalf of SAP, indicated health systems this year will focus on addressing cost pressures and improving the patient experience.

Health IT Roundup—Leading healthcare groups want more time on interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

About 20 healthcare and health IT organizations are asking CMS and ONC for more time to comment on new interoperability rules; telehealth use jumped 53% from 2016 to 2017; plus more health IT headlines

Day 1 of ONC’s Interoperability Forum

Morning eHealth

Health IT groups antsy about info blocking rule — Meet the tech company behind ‘All of Us

Health IT Roundup—Report to Congress from ONC finds too many interoperability hurdles

FierceHealthIT

A new report from the Office of the National Coordinator raises concerns about lingering health IT barriers and more health IT headlines

Healthcare Buzzwords That Should Be Retired in 2020

Healthcare IT Today

As we start 2020, I thought it would be fun to conduct an informal poll of Health IT […]. AI/Machine Learning Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT 2020 Artificial Intelligence healthcare buzzwords Interoperability Patient Experience

Bridge Connector Raises $20 Million In 13 Months In Its Attempt To Solve Interoperability Challenges

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Bridge Connector, a technology company offering data-driven workflow automation to solve health IT interoperability challenges, has secured an additional $10 million in funding from Axioma Ventures.

2019: The Era of Health IT M&A is Coming

HiTech Answers

The post 2019: The Era of Health IT M&A is Coming appeared first on Health IT Answers. Healthcare Revenue Cycle and Finance AirStrip Angela Pierce Health IT Interoperability Mobile Health Matters value-based careBy Angela Pierce - Over the last few years, the healthcare industry has undergone an incredible revolution. Mobility solutions deployed across the care continuum are providing higher quality patient care.

HHS Extends Comment Period For Proposed Rules To Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

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Health IT Roundup—IBM buys Red Hat for $34B; More acute care hospitals engaged in interoperability

FierceHealthIT

IBM acquired open source cloud vendor Red Hat for $34 billion; new data shows more acute care hospitals can engage in all four domains of interoperability; and SMART on FHIR leaders lay out their wishlist for ONC's API rule

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Tipping point in Health Interoperability Maturity

Healthcare Exchange Standards

In the past two weeks I have been in large audience discussions where there is a very different kind of topic being discussed around Health Information Technology. The topic is about a vision of how things could/should be at the point of care because of successful interoperability.

Can Google “Restore the Joy of Caregiving”?

Healthcare IT Today

It’s a sentiment I’ve heard over and over from people who think that Google or Apple could enter healthcare and finally make the software a joy. That’s quite an ambitious question.

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HIMSS19: Attendees have sights set on interoperability and consumerism

FierceHealthIT

The HIMSS conference serves as a barometer of the current state of the health IT industry, and this year’s event seems strategically focused on themes around interoperability, patient engagement and consumerism

Health IT stakeholders calling for ONC, CMS to 'go back to the drawing board' on interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

Industry group Health Innovation Alliance is calling for the recently proposed interoperability rules to be scrapped and rewritten, saying the rules as currently drafted leave too many loopholes for information blocking to occur and ONC is overstepping its regulatory authority

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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How Patient Portals Are Failing Healthcare — And Our Patients

Phoenix Health Systems

Similarly, healthcare providers can achieve at least three big benefits from patients’ portal-usage: greater efficiencies, cost-savings and improved health outcomes — again, only if patients use their portals. Eighty percent of Internet users, about 93 million Americans, have searched on health-related topics online ( Pew Reseach -2018). Why don’t more consumers seek their own health information or use portals to participate in their personal healthcare?

The Future of Fax in Healthcare Is Paperless

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.