A fundamental promise of EHRs has always been interoperability. The idea being that patients and their doctors can have the same reference points as they discuss healthcare strategies in order to reduce care gaps.
When the Office for Civil Rights knocks on your door, asking about HIPAA compliance, it pays to be ready. And OCR is looking to audit providers ranging from large to small, and across a wide geographical distribution.
It's not enough to put mHealth technology in the hands of providers and expect them to connect with consumers. In today's healthcare landscape, clinicians need to tailor their message to the patient, making the communication personal and relevant.
The National Institutes of Health has issued a final policy it hopes will promote genomic data sharing as a way to improve health while still protecting the privacy of research participants.
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Sep 3, 2014
Care Coordination and Real-time Risk StratificationAs healthcare becomes increasingly connected, care managers must implement and monitor care plans that extend far beyond a single hospital stay. In this presentation from HIMSS2014, Dr. Vish Anantraman of NorthShore-LIJ Health System talks about using a strategic informatics platform to integrate multiple data sources in real time, and drive care coordination. Learn more.
Hixny: Enabling Coordinated Transitions of CareCovering 17 counties in upstate New York, Hixny (Health Information Xchange of New York) uses InterSystems HealthShare to connect providers, patients, and organizations across the continuum of care. Adoption has been good and is growing, with almost 4 million office visit records, 25+ TB of data, and an average of 58,000 records pulled per month. Watch their presentation from HIMSS2014 to learn about their current success and plans for the future. Learn more.
Seattle Children's Hospital – A Pediatric HIE's Infant StepsSeattle Children's Hospital has embarked on a journey to become a pediatric HIE for the Puget Sound area, state of Washington, and beyond. In a mere seven months since their purchase of the InterSystems HealthShare platform for strategic interoperability, they will be rolling out a pilot pHIE, with plans to quickly expand its use throughout their network of affiliates. Watch their presentation from HIMSS2014. Learn more.
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