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.
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.
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.
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.
Healthcare industry, listen up: You've got a consumer distrust issue on your hands.
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Nov 12, 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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