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June 22, 2017
Chris Nerney

FHIR shows real promise, but older interoperability standards aren't going away yet

"What will happen, I think, is that FHIR will serve as a translation layer, as is the case with the InterSystems health informatics platform.”
December 08, 2017
Chris Nerney

How will the CVS-Aetna merger impact U.S. healthcare?

Plan to leverage connected technologies to help patients aligns with consumer desire for lower costs, one-stop shopping.
September 26, 2018
Chris Nerney

Market for healthcare IoT to see strong growth, report predicts forecasts 31.1 percent CAGR for global Internet of Things in healthcare through 2024.
January 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Smart technologies enable value-based care

"These advances will enable provider organizations to unlock the promise of EHRs and other technologies."
August 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS wants provider offices to be fax-free by 2020

Administrator Seema Verma urges developers to build consumer-friendly apps for Medicare beneficiaries to share their medical data.
October 17, 2017
Chris Nerney

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.”
February 08, 2017
Chris Nerney

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.
January 10, 2018
Chris Nerney

Digital tools can reduce nurse "toil" while improving morale

"Improved care team effectiveness and morale, lower operational costs, and better patient outcomes will result from reducing toil," Gartner report concludes.
September 12, 2017
Chris Nerney

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."
July 12, 2017
Chris Nerney

The hard work on interoperability is just beginning, ONC head warns

“Interoperability is an extremely tough issue,” says National Coordinator Donald Rucker, MD.