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Connected Care enabled through Interoperability and Health Information Exchange
August 15, 2017
Using Direct Messaging, FHIR together to improve data sharing
Joint white paper explores how combining the two interoperability specs can benefit healthcare providers and patients.
August 08, 2017
How including 'social determinants' in EHRs can improve patient care
Kaiser Health News: "Research has begun to show that a person’s ZIP code can be as important to her health as her genetic code."
August 02, 2017
Connected care increases hacker danger
"Healthcare providers tend to under-prioritize security and privacy. However, software vendors are making life pretty difficult on their customers in this area.”
July 24, 2017
The increasing cost of connected care
Physician-owned practices spending up to $19,000 annually per physician on IT expenses.
July 21, 2017
Providers eye new Google Glass as tool to increase patient engagement
Healthcare providers testing Glass Enterprise Edition say it reduces time taking notes, allowing them to interact more with patients.
July 12, 2017
The hard work on interoperability is just beginning, ONC head warns
“Interoperability is an extremely tough issue,” says National Coordinator Donald Rucker, MD.
July 07, 2017
Heartland Project connecting Midwest HIEs
Seven health information exchanges across five states sharing patient data.
July 05, 2017
This hospital has to replace its entire computer system after cyberattack
Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia says nearly 1,300 hard drives inaccessible after being struck by wiper malware.
June 29, 2017
OIG urges CMS to set deadline for full implementation of Medicaid data program
"The goal for when T-MSIS will contain data from all state Medicaid programs has been repeatedly postponed.”
June 26, 2017
Robot-assisted surgery and other ways AI is transforming healthcare
“Those who seize the AI opportunity and embrace these applications to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care will be the ones to leapfrog competitors.”