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January 19, 2017
Chris Nerney

HHS nominee affirms federal role in healthcare interoperability

Rep. Tom Price: The federal government's role "ought to be interoperability."
January 19, 2017
Chris Nerney

HIE Coordinated Care Oklahoma to cease operations

"We’ve been able to accomplish a lot of great things for our patients, providers, and hospitals; but the landscape has changed.”
January 17, 2017
Chris Nerney

ONC announces winners of health data aggregation contests

“These apps reflect the incredible progress that is possible as a result of the digital health infrastructure the public and private sector have built together over the last eight years.”
January 13, 2017
Chris Nerney

Study shows value of automated health tracking with connected devices

Individuals who entered activities automatically through supported devices or apps participated in the research roughly four times longer than those manually entering data.
January 12, 2017
Chris Nerney

How some providers are using Dropbox to share files and collaborate

Cloud sharing platform drawing business from healthcare, life sciences, and medical research, company says.
January 11, 2017
Chris Nerney

Departing ONC head talks interoperability, innovation

Vindell Washington: "We are reaching a situation where the expectation is that information will be shareable."
January 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

Interoperability a top priority for healthcare organizations in 2017

Despite acknowledged interoperability barriers, most survey respondents say their organizations are committed to healthcare data exchange.
January 04, 2017
Chris Nerney

Patients fear data sharing threatens privacy, survey shows

Recent reports of data hacking and growing concerns that providers aren’t doing enough to protect patient privacy are making most U.S. consumers “skeptical of the overall benefits of health information technologies such as patient portals, mobile apps, and electronic health records,” according to a new survey.
January 03, 2017
Chris Nerney

When hackers have easier access to health data than patients

Authors of New York Times opinion piece argue that patients should have control over their digital medical records.
December 29, 2016
Chris Nerney

Providers give low marks to existing interoperability solutions

Respondents to annual survey by the eHealth Initiative say federal government must do more to push value-based care.