Interoperability: all articles most popular
January 03, 2018
Chris Nerney

Private sector took the lead on interoperability in 2017

From existing groups such as HL7 to start-ups to major healthcare IT vendors, private initiatives to improve interoperability flourished last year.
December 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

Barriers to interoperability are barriers to value-based care

Unless the healthcare industry can remove the obstacles to data sharing between providers, value-based care will suffer.
November 27, 2017
Chris Nerney

The business and technology obstacles to healthcare interoperability

"Why would I want to share data with my competitor when I’ve been trying to keep data from him for about 10 years?”
November 21, 2017
Chris Nerney

Despite its great promise, FHIR won't replace older standards just yet, expert says

"FHIR will need to coexist with other standards for the foreseeable future."
November 14, 2017
Chris Nerney

Post-acute providers struggling with electronic data sharing

Black Book survey shows 86 percent of long-term care facilities aren’t sharing digital health information.
November 01, 2017
Chris Nerney

Budget cuts, delays imperil ONC responsibilities under Cures Act

In Senate committee hearing, federal health officials refuse to report on rulemaking progress for information blocking.
October 15, 2017
Chris Nerney

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
Chris Nerney

Survey shows healthcare pros generally positive about their EHRs

But respondents indicate that interoperability "leaves much to be desired."
September 20, 2017
Chris Nerney

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
Chris Nerney

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.”