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March 16, 2017
Why policy must drive interoperability efforts
Only strong regulatory incentives can push EHR vendors and providers to fully embrace interoperability, writes a University of Michigan professor in NEJM Catalyst.
March 02, 2017
Less regulation will mean more interoperability, healthcare CIO argues
ONC must "stop trying to mandate interoperability," writes Dr. John Halamka in his "Life as a Healthcare CIO" blog.
February 08, 2017
Technology and beyond: The barriers to interoperability
The reasons why many U.S. healthcare providers lack full interoperability go beyond technology to issues of workflow, standards, and culture.
February 01, 2017
Persistent EHR optimization challenges, analysts say
Several healthcare IT experts tell Healthcare IT News that electronic health records still aren't being used effectively.
January 31, 2017
A sobering forecast on healthcare security breaches
Forrester Research predicts healthcare breaches will become increasingly large and common.
January 24, 2017
Providers increasingly relying on connected health devices
The Connected Health Experience exhibit at HIMSS17 will showcase the growing number of devices enabling providers to monitor patients between visits.
January 19, 2017
HHS nominee affirms federal role in healthcare interoperability
Rep. Tom Price: The federal government's role "ought to be interoperability."
January 19, 2017
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
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 05, 2017
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.