COVID-19 Vaccine Tech Tracking and Marketing – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 51

Healthcare IT Today

For the 51st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the COVID-19 Vaccine. Obviously, being a healthcare IT publication, we’re not going to dive into any of the clinical details of the vaccine.

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

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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 […].

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CMS Releases Proposed Rule Expanding Health Data Interoperability Requirements For Payers

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The announcement follows the release of the Interoperability and Patient Access final rule in July, which requires all health plans doing business with the […]. Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Regulations Blue Button 2.0

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.

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.

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

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New Healthcare Interoperability Solution Leverages Age-Old Technology

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We may scoff at fax technology, but it remains one of the lowest-cost, lowest barrier ways to exchange patient records. Despite repeated attempts to axe-the-fax in healthcare, it continues to be relied upon by healthcare organizations. J2 Global’s Consensus interoperability solution leans into and leverages this age-old technology to help organizations more easily (and securely) […].

More Hospitals Achieving Interoperability Goals

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Though the data goes back a couple of years, it’s still a worthwhile look at where data sharing trends are among hospitals. It will also […]. C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Org Type Electronic Data Sharing Health Data Interoperability Hospital Data Sharing Hospital Interoperability Barriers ONC Patient Health Information

4 Perspectives on Healthcare Interoperability and Exciting Initiatives Happening Today

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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. If we’ve been talking about it for so long, many have really […].

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

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First, healthcare is never going […].

Healthcare IT Today Survey: Consumerism And Use Of Patient-Generated Data Are Lasting Trends

Healthcare IT Today

Consumerism and the use of patient-generated data are no fads, but rather a lasting change to the healthcare landscape, according to a new survey conducted by Healthcare IT Today of our readers. According to the survey, perhaps the most-transformative trend emerging from healthcare consumerism was the use of consumer-facing health apps, which nearly half of […].

Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2020

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– and the wherewithal of the information systems and digital data that keep them running – been put to the test quite like it was in 2020. In the meantime, here are some of the most-read Healthcare IT News stories of 2020 so far.

A Healthcare Interoperability Discussion with Pete McCabe, CEO of Ciox

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

Diameter Health Closes $18M Series B to Accelerate Vision to Improve Health Data Interoperability

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5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability

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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. Healthcare providers are a primary source of health data and should be aware […]. The following is a guest article by Deborah Hsieh, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Ciox.

Making Healthcare Interoperability a Reality with Drew Ivan from Lyniate

Healthcare IT Today

One of the big challenges healthcare faces is sharing data between healthcare organizations who need that data. Healthcare interoperability, as we call it, has been a challenge for a long time. However, we’ve known that it is much less of a technical challenge and more of a business challenge. To better understand where healthcare interoperability […].

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.

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.

The Evolving Role of Fax in Interoperability in Healthcare

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Variances In Clinician EHR Use Can Hold Back Interoperability Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Given that clinicians have different styles, it’s hardly surprising that they document care in different ways. Unfortunately, however, these idiosyncrasies are one of the obstacles that stand in the way of better interoperability, according to an article by Corepoint Health. In a piece published in mHealth Intelligence, the vendor notes that one of the biggest […].

Interoperability Generates Excitement at #PCCSUMMIT19

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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

Interoperability via a Single API is Possible

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For Health IT companies, it’s so tempting to just dive in and build the point-to-point data integration that you need to get the job done. Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC #HealthIT100in100 Data Integration data portability Datica Dave Levin EHR APIs Health Data Sharing Healthcare APIs Interoperability Jeremy Pierotti

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. The transaction will bring together two companies at the forefront of interoperability and create a dynamic combination of technology, talent, services, and trusted customer relationships to address […].

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. Given this fact, I was interested to see the recent announcement […].

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Bridge Connector Raises $25.5 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Interoperability Layer for Health Care

Healthcare IT Today

Bridge Connector, an interoperability company changing the way health care communicates, today announced it has raised $25.5 million in Series B financing.

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

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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

Healthcare Interoperability Leader ELLKAY Acquires X-Link

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ELLKAY, LLC, a leader in healthcare connectivity and interoperability solutions, announced its acquisition of the assets of Tampa-based Legal Easy, Inc., With the strategic acquisition, ELLKAY expands its healthcare footprint and empowers providers with an easier, more cost-effective way to achieve Promoting Interoperability (PI) objectives and quality measures. It also […].

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

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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. Another decade is almost in the books and so we take a look […] We're coming to the end of a decade and a lot has happened with Health IT. Healthcare Consolidation. Big Tech Entering Healthcare.

Sharing On Epic’s Care Everywhere Data Exchange Shoots Through The Roof As COVID-19 Sees Second Spike

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

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Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of efficient and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) software solutions and services, today announced new $40 million funding to support organic growth and pursue opportunistic strategic acquisitions through a preferred equity investment by TPG Sixth Street Partners. “We

How Healthcare Data Sharing Failed Providers & Patients in the Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

COVID-19 exposed many dangerous flaws in our healthcare system, not least of which is the inability of providers to easily share life-saving information wherever and whenever it’s needed. The following is a guest article by Sam Dorshorst, Account Executive at Documo.

New Healthcare Truths for 2021

Healthcare IT Today

As 2020 comes to a close, healthcare industry leaders are looking ahead to 2021 with excitement and anticipation. The following is a guest article by Mike Noshay, MSE, Founder and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at Verinovum.

USCDI Draft v2 and SVP Standards Approved by ONC for 2020

Healthcare IT Today

When you talk to people about healthcare standards, one of the biggest topics of discussion lately is the USCDI standard. After ONC released v1 of the USCDI standard, many were interested to see how far ONC would take it when they released v2 of USCDI.

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

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Healthcare Groups Urge Changes To Proposed ONC Interoperability Rule

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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

Successfully Approaching M&As in Healthcare IT

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Over the past couple of years, there have been around 200 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the healthcare IT space, driven by high enterprise value and the sheer size of the industry. These numbers make health IT the highest performing industry in terms of M&A activity in the consumer and retail space, and the second highest in the infrastructure/industrial space. Instead, go on the offense and own up to the challenges it currently faces.

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.

Exploring Healthcare 3.0 – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Brian Mack (@BFMack and @BrianMiHIN) from @MiHIN on the topic “Exploring Healthcare 3.0“ HITsm Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC #HITsm Topics Brian Mack Cures Act Health IT Healthcare 3.0

Peeking Ahead to 2021, Healthcare Leaders Moving to Cloud Find More Value and Less Risk

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The healthcare industry has been hesitant to adopt cloud solutions- asking tough questions about return on investment, security, and data governance. In 2019, the global Healthcare Cloud Computing […]. The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen, PhD from Atos.

Successfully Approaching M&As in Healthcare IT

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