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October 17, 2017
AMA launches Integrated Health Model Initiative for sharing data
The goal is for IHMI to offer healthcare providers a common data model to “collect, organize, exchange and analyze critical data elements.”
October 15, 2017
Austin project aims to create consumer-controlled health data network
Pilot program targeting "the current system inefficiencies of recreating patient health history, faxing copies, and carrying those printed copies" to providers.
October 10, 2017
Survey shows healthcare pros generally positive about their EHRs
But respondents indicate that interoperability "leaves much to be desired."
September 27, 2017
Hurricanes should serve as HIE wake-up call
Sharing electronic health records can make it easier for providers to treat patients in times of disaster.
September 20, 2017
Consumer tech group signs ONC interoperability pledge
"We all have the responsibility to take action to achieve open, connected care for our communities."
September 19, 2017
Interoperability must start from within, expert says
“Many systems struggle to make sure internal stakeholders have access to data on the system in some way or another.”
September 18, 2017
A clarion call for healthcare security collaboration
“If you’re not grabbing intelligence about our industry then you’re missing out."
September 14, 2017
Legacy medical devices a greater security risk than new devices, HIMSS panelists say
"We’re being forced to mitigate the risks associated with these devices until some better security tools can be put in place on them, if that's even possible."
September 12, 2017
Providers spend more time in front of computers than patients, study concludes
“Data entry tasks associated with EHR systems are significantly cutting into available time for physicians to engage with patients."
September 11, 2017
As with Harvey, telehealth helps Hurricane Irma victims
The ability of telemedicine to allow providers to treat patients remotely can save lives and soothe nerves.