Interoperability We Don’t Talk About – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 54

Healthcare IT Today

For the 54th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re going shed some light on the areas of healthcare interoperability that don’t get talked about enough. Many people in healthcare talk ad nauseum about clinical healthcare interoperability.

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

Healthcare IT Today

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.

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Many Healthcare Organizations Aren’t Prepared for Interoperability Requirements

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healthcare system, healthcare organizations were struggling to prepare for the new set of rules that would codify demands that they make patient health information freely available. Even before the pandemic overwhelmed the U.S.

A Look At DirectTrust’s Work in Healthcare Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

After hearing about DirectTrust passing the 2 billion message mark, we thought it would be valuable for readers to learn more about DirectTrust and the healthcare interoperability work their non-profit is doing.

DirectTrust Passes 2 Billion Messages – Healthcare Interoperability in Action

Healthcare IT Today

The response to my article asking the question “Are we at the end of the healthcare interoperability tunnel?” I think some people thought that I was hammering on all the work that’s being done on healthcare interoperability.

New Healthcare Interoperability Solution Leverages Age-Old Technology

Healthcare IT Today

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.

Interoperability with COVID – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Richard Bagdona (@richardbagdonas) on the topic “Interoperability with COVID“. HITsm Administration Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops #HITsm Topics COVID-19 COVID-19 Interoperability COVID-19 Vaccination Registry COVID-19 Vaccinations COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Healthcare Interoperability hl7 Immunization Registry Richard Bagdonas

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.

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.

Are We At the End of the Healthcare Interoperability Tunnel?

Healthcare IT Today

In a recent message I got from EHNAC, they had this great image at the start of their email: Then, they had this line below it which really caught my attention: Interoperability has been an important topic in healthcare for over a decade.

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.

A Healthcare Interoperability Discussion with Pete McCabe, CEO of Ciox

Healthcare IT Today

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.

Interoperability Between Hospitals and EMS is a Light Switch Away

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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.

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

Making Healthcare Interoperability a Reality with Drew Ivan from Lyniate

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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. To better understand where healthcare interoperability […].

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

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Why Steps Toward Interoperability Are Critical to a COVID-19 Response

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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 […].

A Wide Range Of Problems Still Holding Back Health Data Interoperability

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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.

Google’s Effort To Help Healthcare Organizations Meet Interoperability Standards

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Healthcare providers are well aware that the interoperability demands imposed by the 21st Century Cures Act are barreling down the pike rapidly and will soon slam their organizations.

The Evolving Role of Fax in Interoperability in Healthcare

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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 […].

Interoperability via a Single API is Possible

Healthcare IT Today

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. If you do that too many times, however, you’ll suddenly realize you have a mess of spaghetti on your hands that will hamper future development.

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

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First, healthcare is never going […].

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.

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.

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.

Understanding Interoperability Final Rules for Patients, Hospitals, and Clinicians

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The interoperability provisions grant patients more power over their care and access to key information. Interoperability, a popular term in the healthcare industry, is the ability to exchange electronic health information seamlessly and securely without significant effort from the user.

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. Healthcare Consolidation.

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

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

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How Connected Is Our Care – #HITsm Chat Topic

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” We’re inundated with healthcare standards and always hearing buzzwords like “interoperability” and “information […]. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 5/7 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Corepoint and Rhapsody Merge to Advance Interoperability in Healthcare

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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

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

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

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

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 […].

Technology Strategies Helping Healthcare Leaders Get Through The COVID Crisis

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When the pandemic hit, healthcare organizations were thrown into reaction mode, with many long-term projects being shelved indefinitely. That’s been the case for customers of interoperability solutions vendor Lyniate, which […].

CIO Podcast – Episode 6: Aaron Miri on CIO Leadership and the HITAC Committee

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For the 6th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we’re sitting down with Aaron Miri, CIO at The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin.

2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

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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.