How to help shape standards

Spring has arrived in Washington and it is the season of change. In our ongoing pursuit of agile and effective public...
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HIT and the 21st Century Cures

The interoperability language to be included in the 21st Century Cures Act would sunset the Health IT Standards Committee...

Incorporating imaging into interoperability plans

An interoperability strategy that takes stock of imaging and its appropriateness comes down to three key things.

Study shows HIE benefit on readmissions

A study of readmission rates following a RHIO launch in greater Rochester is apparently the first to find evidence of HIE...

HITPC probes HIE in MU3

Sending summary-of-care records, incorporating electronic summary-of-care records and reconciling clinical information all...

Scripps, Sharp, UCSD join HIE

"Lives will undoubtedly be saved as a result of sharing critical patient care information."

Where we stand, where we need to go

For the ONC, interoperability is a priority but is really only a means to an end.