The interoperability 'Golden Spike'

Morning eHealth

Modest Medicare telemedicine increase — Yelp 'beats' CMS at nursing home rating

Interoperability challenges slow down machine learning in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Current efforts to create interoperability mostly focus on clinical, not research, use cases

How FHIR is driving the new interoperability

Mobi Health News

cofounder Indu Subaiya presented their assessment of the drivers of the new interoperability in healthcare. Matthew Holt is co-chair of Health 2.0. At the Dev4Health conference in Cleveland on Monday andTuesday, he and Health 2.0

Consumers – not providers – will have the power to ensure interoperability

Mobi Health News

Bettina Experton, MD, and CEO of Humetrix, talks about the history of CMS’s Blue Button project and how 53 million Americans covered by Medicare will now have access to their data through an API to ensure patient safety and interoperability

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

Comments sought on Interoperability Standards Advisory

Morning eHealth

CMS/ONC seek API help — NIH reaches out to young investigators

CMS's 2019 proposal makes broad strides in telehealth, interoperability, documentation

Mobi Health News

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its new proposed Physician Fee Schedule and Qualified Payment Program updates for 2019, and the announcement includes some big strides forward in promoting digital health technology, including widened telemedicine coverage, an overhaul of documentation requirements, and a new focus on interoperability

AMA and Google join forces to offer $50,000 in interoperability contest

Mobi Health News

The American Medical Association and Google have launched the AMA Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge, looking for new ideas about the ways wearable devices and apps can be more effectively monitored and the data shared.

Interoperability, patient matching could be fixed by smartphone apps, RAND says

Mobi Health News

Patient-mediated exchange has been championed more and more recently as one potential answer to the long-vexing problem of interoperability.

FDA approves interoperable continuous glucose monitoring system

Morning eHealth

JAMA: EHRs can be unsafe — Opioids update

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InterSystems to debut FHIR interoperability sandbox at HIMSS18

Mobi Health News

This year at HIMSS18, InterSystems will be launching a new fast healthcare interoperability resource (FHIR) sandbox, which acts as a virtual testing environment.

5 benefits of interoperability in healthcare

Healthcare Guys

Interoperability allows health information systems to work together across organizational boundaries, leading to more effective healthcare delivery, better patient outcomes, and a host of other health-related benefits.

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

Digital Health Healthcare Information Technology Innovation Uncategorized AI blockchain Groundhog Day health information technology health IT health IT adoption HIMSS 2018 HIT buzzword bingo interoperability telemedicine

Biden takes issue with Trump administration's interoperability plans

Mobi Health News

A new commentary from former Vice President Joe Biden says interoperability roadblocks have been standing for far too long — and that the Trump administration's current plans to fix the problem are insufficient

TeleMedicine, Interoperability and AI: DataArt predicts 2019 Healthcare and Life Sciences trends

Lloyd Price

Next-gen interoperability. DataArt , a global technology consultancy, predicts that 2019 will be dominated by one major trend – exponential information growth, which stems from the population increase and motivates data scientists to improve algorithms, making them faster and more accurate.

AMA focuses on mobile with winners of Interoperability and Innovation Challenge

Mobi Health News

The American Medical Association has its eyes on mobile this season as it announced the three winners of its Interoperability and Innovation Challenge.

AMA partners with Google on interoperability challenge

FierceHealthIT

A new "Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge" spearheaded by the American Medical Association (AMA) and sponsored by Google, calls on digital health startups to find ways to leverage patient-generated date from wearables and apps into "accessible and actionable information."

SPM’s comments on important proposed CMS interoperability rules

Society for Participatory Medicine

This is the first of two posts about this important policy issue regarding portability of our medical records. The second is by Michael Millenson, who did the lion’s share of this work, as noted below.

Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce pledge to remove interoperability barriers

Mobi Health News

WASHINGTON, DC – A broad coalition of technology giants took the stage in an unscheduled session at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference here in the White House.

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM pledge support for healthcare interoperability

FierceHealthIT

Amazon joined Google, Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and Oracle in a pledge to remove the barriers of interoperability using open standards, cloud computing and artificial intelligence

CMS new rule: Industry reacts to big changes to telehealth, clinical documentation, and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

How Cleveland Clinic is leveraging APIs to advance interoperability

Mobi Health News

HIMSS Innovator in Residence Adam Culbertson and Brent Hicks, senior director of clinical solutions at the Cleveland Clinic, discuss the opportunities and challenges to tying EHR data with new applications

Connect Health Initiative Lauds CMS Digital Health Interoperability Initiative

ConnectedHealth

Las Vegas, NV - Today, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced new proposals to promote interoperability in the digital health ecosystem that support greater patient data access. CHI applauds CMS’ intent to reexamine meaningful use and consider measures that increase interoperability and penalize data blocking activities. Our members need access to interoperable data to fuel and effectively implement their digital health solutions.

AHA ‘strongly opposes’ interoperability as a Medicare requirement

FierceHealthIT

Responding to a request for information from CMS, the American Hospital Association said it "strongly opposes" revising Medicare Conditions of Participation to include interoperability requirements. The hospital association argued that interoperability is difficult for surveyors to measure and unfairly targets hospitals for data sharing problems that span the healthcare ecosystem

CMS new rule: Experts weigh in on big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

Microsoft, Amazon, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce issue joint statement for healthcare interoperability

Lloyd Price

Interoperability is an overlapping set of technical and policy challenges, from data access to common data models to information exchange to workflow integration – and these challenges often pose a barrier to healthcare innovation.

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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. 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. 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. 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. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Industry Voices—Why the app store model should be the guiding vision for healthcare interoperability

FierceHealthIT

Consumer app stores have all the ingredients for interoperability: competition, connectivity and choice. Healthcare's vision should be focused on an API-based EHR app store that allows innovators to race ahead to the bleeding edge, writes Sansoro Health's Dave Levin

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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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Looking Ahead to Blockchain Interoperability in Healthcare: Issues and Future Solutions

Lloyd Price

However, interoperability of blockchains presents an entirely new structure for the ecosystem. There are many moving parts in regards to interoperable technologies right now, some of which are already working and others that are just concepts.

Medal CEO's patient, provider experiences showed the human cost of interoperability woes

Mobi Health News

Lonnie Rae Kurlander has seen the healthcare system from a lot of angles: as a doctor-in-training, as a health tech CEO, and twice as a patient with a serious condition — once with a broken hip in a city far from home, and once with a mystery disease that left her too weak to walk or think. All her experiences have one thing in common: they’ve led her to the same conclusions about the biggest challenge facing our healthcare system

Hospital consolidation alone hasn’t delivered on promises of interoperability

FierceHealthIT

A new study shows only very specific types of centralized systems have been able to advance interoperability. Meanwhile, a separate study shows EHR adoption led to annual mortality rate decreases, but only after years of working out the kinks

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Executive Spotlight—DirectTrust CEO Scott Stuewe explains why interoperability has lost its meaning

FierceHealthIT

New DirectTrust CEO Scott Stuewe says interoperability has lost its meaning and "leaves providers cold." After more than two decades at Cerner, Stuewe will be tasked with leading an organization trying to solve that very problem

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

Chilmark Research

The group’s stated purpose is to enable interoperability across the five founding members’ EHRs. Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability appeared first on Chilmark Research.

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.

Interoperability report: This is how office-based physicians are using EHRs

FierceHealthIT

A new government report took a first look at what types of information doctors are sending and receiving via their EHRs, a step that could help increase system interoperability.

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

Health System CIO

Columns Featured Health IT Trends Integration Interoperability Patient Engagement Telehealth StarBridge Advisors Sue Schade

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

Interoperability needs an architecture in addition to APIs, HIMSS CTIO Steve Wretling says

Mobi Health News

And there’s already one in the JASON Report from 2014 that was eclipsed by the industry’s excitement about open APIs

Blockchain: Its Future in Healthcare is Happening Now

HitPoint Blog

Interoperability. 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. Blockchain.