HHS STAR HIE Program Funds 5 Organizations To Improve Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces that five cooperative agreements to health information exchange organizations (HIEs) to help support state and local public health agencies in their efforts to respond to […].

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The New Interoperability Rules Are Nearly Here. Are You Ready?

Electronic Health Reporter

By Sandy Phillips, CIO, HIE Networks. The article The New Interoperability Rules Are Nearly Here. Editorial HIE Networks HIEs HIPAA New Interoperability Rules Sandy PhillipsThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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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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Changing Priorities of Next Generation HIEs

Electronic Health Reporter

For nearly a decade, Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have been looking for their long-term sustainable business model. This is part of the journey toward the future state of the HIE, which will be a ubiquitous healthcare utility that makes data available to all stakeholders across the […]. The article Changing Priorities of Next Generation HIEs appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Why COVID-19 is a Breakout Moment for HIEs

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System COVID-19 COVID-19 Interoperability Daniel Cidon Healthcare Interoperability HIEs NextGate PDMPThe following is a guest article by Daniel Cidon, Chief Technology Officer, NextGate.

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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.

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 New Health Information Exchange from Cloudticity: NLP, Catalogs, and Standards

Healthcare IT Today

Rapid exchange of patient data is crucial not only for coordinating care, but for research and public health.

Disaster use of HIE is a PurposeOfUse

Healthcare Exchange Standards

In the USA there is a project called Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE). It is an exemplar of functionality that can quickly enable healthcare treatment use-cases that are within the purpose of a Health Information Exchange, yet are also dynamically deployed as necessary.

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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.

On the 9th Day of #HITChristmas … Keith Boone from Audacious Inquiry

Healthcare IT Today

Note: In case you missed the other 12 Days of #HITChristmas, you can start with the first day here along with the story behind #HITChristmas or read all 12 days here as they are published.

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From Testing to Immunization, Accurate and Consistent Patient Identification is Critical for Managing COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to accelerate across the United States, with record-breaking infection rates and a tragically high death count.

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VA, DOD launch joint HIE to ease data sharing with community providers

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) unveiled a joint health information exchange to enable interoperable health information sharing between VA, DOD and private sector providers

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. We discussed patient-directed exchange, and the 21st Century Cures Act’s health data interoperability provisions, the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), and CMS’s MyHealthEData initiative, as the developing backdrop against which specific solutions will be built.

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The Future of Healthcare Is Innovation, Not Excel Sheets and Check Boxes

Electronic Health Reporter

Editorial Abhinav Shashank AI healthcare technology HIEs Innovaccer interoperabilityThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer. healthcare is nowhere near what technology made us dream of a decade back. Healthcare technology was meant to act as a means of reducing costs, eliminating burnout, and making care delivery patient-centric.

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HIE Future is Bright - stepping into 2018

Healthcare Exchange Standards

It happens that the framework for explaining why the future is bright for HIE comes from the Wisconsin HIE (WISHIN) fall summit. They used the following diagram to show what they viewed as the HIE future. I like it, so will use it here This is such an exciting perspective of what the Wisconsin HIE delivers today, and where they are targeting for future support. This first step is critical to Interoperability.

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The New Stories Data Can Tell

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dennis McLaughlin FHIR Health Information Exchange Healthcare Dashboards HIE Information Builders Interoperability Omni-HealthData SDOH Social Determinants of Health

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Hospitals Still Struggling To Share Data Effectively

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Center for Connected Medicine GE Healthcare Health Data Interoperability Hospital Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability Hospital HIE Nokia UPMCA new survey suggests that despite spending countless dollars and people-hours on the problem, hospitals and health systems are still struggling with data sharing.

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The Importance of a Nursing Data Framework To Achieve Consistent Quality In Health Information Exchange

Electronic Health Reporter

Editorial AI CCC system Crossing the Quality Chasm Dr. Luann Whittenburg ealth Information Exchange HIEs interoperabilityThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Luann Whittenburg, PhD, RN, FAAN. With more than 4 million nurses, the largest segment of the U.S. healthcare sector, nurses have indisputably demonstrated an ability to improve healthcare outcomes.

HIE future bright -- FHIR API to Document Sharing

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I think the most useful value-add that an HIE can add is an API that is based on FHIR. This is true of an XDS based HIE, Regional Exchange (XCA), Vendor based EHR, nationwide Exchange, and Direct HISP. At an HIE level: Initially I would focus on enabling Apps to query for and read the data available in the HIE. The HIE would implement the PDQm Supplier actor. Conclusion First step is to add a Document based Query/Retrieve interface to the HIE.

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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.

Without a single solution, hospitals are taking different paths to interoperability

FierceHealthIT

Although the industry is pushing toward uniform standards for data exchange, for the time being, hospitals are taking a piecemeal approach, tapping into various frameworks and methodologies to beef up interoperability. Providers large and small are using query-based HIEs and DirectTrust to meet their needs

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Marc Chasin, MD, VP & CIO, St. Luke’s Health System, Chapter 1

Health System CIO

Change management Communication/Transparency Data Governance Data Management/Warehousing HIE Interoperability Population health Post-Implementation Optimization Telemedicine Epic Marc Chasin Podcast St. Three years ago, St. Luke’s had to take a pause in its Epic journey to make sure everyone was headed in the same direction. The detour, says CIO Marc Chasin, was well worth it. Rolling out Epic across an organization the size of St.

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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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. 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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. 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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. 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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. 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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. 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. Micky is bullish on interoperability, both over the near term (the next 12-18 months) and the long term. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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

Chilmark Research

The announcement of CommonWell Health Alliance was likely the biggest story to come out of HIMSS (Allscripts acquiring longtime HIE partner dbMotion may have been a close second). The group’s stated purpose is to enable interoperability across the five founding members’ EHRs. The greatest challenge facing CommonWell, however, may be the market itself as adoption of HIE tech within the ambulatory sector remains a challenge.

Randy McCleese, CIO, St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Kentucky HIE — “They’re doing a good job matching patient data” Working with UK to connect schools with primary care clinics Why telehealth is “sputtering” Dividing & conquering MU Meditech in the hospital & medical group Partnering with Bon Secours on an ACO – “We’re just starting down that path.” Kentucky HIE — “They’re doing a good job matching patient data”. Gamble: So just looking at the HIE landscape, there is one primary HIE in the state, correct?

HIMSS or Bust

Chilmark Research

Not only has this lessened my own meeting burden (last I counted, this year I only have 24 meetings in 3 days vs last year’s 35), it also gives us a great opportunity to interact with a far broader range of stakeholders in the HIT market with analysts focused on analytics, patient engagement, HIE, EHR and the biggest buzzword from last year, population health management (PHM). Looking to HIE, as we mentioned in late 2013 , we see a need to redefine this sector.

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Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) Profile

Healthcare Exchange Standards

MHDS shows how several IHE profiles work together to provide a standards-based, interoperable approach to community health information sharing. The HIE also contains systems, illustrated in green, that submit and consume documents.

Blockchain and The Future of Data Security

Perficient

The two most commonly cited examples of how blockchain can be an assistance in healthcare are data interoperability and unlimited security. Enterprise Data and Analytics zFeatured blockchain Health Information Exchange HIE healthcare analytics healthcare IT HIMSS18Imagine a spreadsheet has been replicated thousands of times across a vast network of computers. Now, imagine that these computers, within the network, regularly update this spreadsheet.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. He shared with me the observation that some state HIEs don’t even know their identity duplication rates.