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Pros, cons in incorporating behavioral data

Should more types of health data figure into electronic health records? Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Nov 19, 2014

The PHR paradox

Rather than just getting more cheerleading for a technology that has been disappointing for years, attendees at the AMIA annual conference heard a refreshingly frank assessment of the slow uptake of personal health records. Read More
Source: Neil Versel
Date: Nov 19, 2014

Removing borders in HIE

A fistful of healthcare groups are trying to tackle the immediate challenges of data exchange across state lines. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Nov 19, 2014


The November HIT Standards Committee focused on "asynchronous bilateral cutover," the compatibility of different CCDA payloads, healthcare IT that supports long term services and support, an update on the Standards & Interoperability projects, a discussion of data provenance efforts and the HITSC workgroup organization.   READ MORE

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HIE team to turn vision into reality

A new payer-led patient information exchange in California is getting ready to hit the ground running. The California Integrated Data Exchange or Cal INDEX, a statewide patient data exchange service created by Blue Shield of California and WellPoint-owned Anthem Blue Cross, has rounded out its leadership team with a CFO, CTO and chief privacy officer. Read More
Source: Anthony Brino
Date: Nov 19, 2014 e-mail to a friend

Avoiding pitfalls in ACO design

At the heart of the Affordable Care Act’s cost reduction goals are care coordination networks. Accountable care organizations are the most widely recognized of these networks, but their design is certainly not simple or straightforward. Read More
Source: Kurt Ullman
Date: Nov 12, 2014 e-mail to a friend

With EHRs, HIE, patients have privacy concerns

Healthcare industry, listen up: You've got a consumer distrust issue on your hands.  Read More
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Nov 12, 2014 e-mail to a friend

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