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

HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

At that moment in the Twitterverse, it occurred to me that health IT as a consumer-facing industry was beginning to mainstream in America. Cramer’s pronouncement led to a tweetstorm where hundreds of tweeters in and outside of health/care talked back and with Cramer.

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

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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?

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

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

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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

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.

Top health IT challenges right now? Interoperability, modernization

Healthcare Guys

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

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?

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 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

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

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.

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

Electronic Health Reporter

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Trust In Data Stewardship Is Healthcare Providers’ To Lose

Health Populi

Trust is a precursor to health engagement, I learned way back in 2008 when I collaborated with Edelman on the first Health Engagement Barometer in 2008. The cloud and FHIR standards are fostering a new era of interoperability in health care.

Just Associates To CMS/ONC: A “Technology Alone” Solution Can’t Resolve the Patient Matching Issues Impacting Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

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HHS extends comment period for proposed interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

As welcome news to many healthcare and health IT stakeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that it is extending the comment period for two proposed interoperability rules by 30 days

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

Survey: Majority of Health IT Execs Feel Behind the Curve on Digital Health

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Clinician resistance, interoperability issues cited as top barriers

The 2019 Invasion of Disruptors in Healthcare (Part 2) — Google, Lyft, Uber, IBM

Phoenix Health Systems

In a recent survey of its 1500 members, the Healthcare Executives Group reported that these moves are making many traditional healthcare leaders nervous, noting that 32 percent of respondents anticipate that “disrupting current business models” will greatly impact healthcare in 2019. Two-thirds of 14- to 22-year-olds responding to a survey by Hopelab and Wellbeing Trust say they have used a mobile health app to track fitness, diet, sleep patterns, medications and more.

ONC Report: Health IT Progress Stifled by Technical, Financial Barriers

Healthcare Informatics

While progress has been made in the adoption of health IT across the U.S. healthcare industry, significant interoperability hurdles remain, including technical, financial and trust barriers, according to a report from ONC

Health IT Roundup—New interoperability rule under review at OMB; Memorial Sloan Kettering’s AI dustup

FierceHealthIT

A new interoperability and patient access rule ends up at OMB; Memorial Sloan Kettering fights off controversy around its AI partnership; and CHIME weighs in with IT suggestions for Congress' opioids package

The 2019 Invasion of Disruptors in Healthcare (Part 1) — Amazon and Apple

Phoenix Health Systems

For the first time “external market disruption” appeared among the Healthcare Executives Group’s top ten concerns in its annual research survey of members. In early 2018 Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced the formation of an independent health care company aimed at improving healthcare and reducing its costs for their 1.2 Apple: — The Interoperability Initiative. Osman Ahktar, former COO of Fairview Health.

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The 2019 Invasion of Disruptors in Healthcare (Part 1) — Amazon and Apple

Phoenix Health Systems

For the first time “external market disruption” appeared among the Healthcare Executives Group’s top ten concerns in its annual research survey of members. In early 2018 Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced the formation of an independent health care company aimed at improving healthcare and reducing its costs for their 1.2 Apple: — The Interoperability Initiative. Osman Ahktar, former COO of Fairview Health.

Patients, Health Consumers, People, Citizens: Who Are We In America?

Health Populi

“Patients as Consumers” is the theme of the Health Affairs issue for March 2019. Health care consumerism is a central focus in my work, and so it’s no surprise that I’ve consumed every bit of this publication. [In

Blockchain: Its Future in Healthcare is Happening Now

Phoenix Health Systems

Interoperability. As of 2018, it’s difficult to talk about one without hearing about the other. Systems interoperability that would provide nationwide access to a common database of health information — no matter what EHR is used — is healthcare’s holy grail.

Will Amazon, Apple or Google Succeed as the Next Healthcare Disruptor?

Phoenix Health Systems

This confluence of developments may be the perfect setting for the next major disruption in our industry, a scenario that many healthcare leaders and health tech vendors won’t relish. But now it appears the next big disruption won’t originate with the big bad CMS.

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Five Steps to Picking the Right Partner to Succeed in Value-Based Care Delivery

Mobile Health Matters

The march toward value-based care has prompted a seemingly endless number of vendors to claim they have the ‘secret sauce’ that will help health systems and vendor partners succeed in an ever-evolving market. Healthcare IT vendors often come and go, especially in today’s market.

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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What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

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.