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September 19, 2018
Chris Nerney

The importance of architecture to healthcare interoperability

HIMSS chief technology information officer says more than APIs are needed to allow data sharing.
September 10, 2015
Chris Nerney

Mobile's growing connection to health IT interoperability

Meeting the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's goal of full interoperability in less than a decade would be a great challenge for U.S. healthcare providers under any circumstances. Add to the mix mobile health technology and that challenge is compounded.
December 10, 2015
Jessica Davis

HIE and interoperability trends to watch in 2016

As the healthcare industry moves toward a more patient-centered mission, security measures and interoperability will progress at a steady rate, according to DirectTrust, a healthcare industry alliance created by Direct exchange network participants.
September 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

Blockchain alone can't solve healthcare interoperability problem

"There is nothing inherent in blockchain that addresses the interoperability problem of healthcare data," Forbes contributor writes.
July 14, 2016
Chris Nerney

ONC adds two interoperability metrics under MACRA

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) earlier this month announced two healthcare metrics in response to input solicited from the healthcare community regarding how to measure provider progress toward “widespread interoperability.”
September 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Connecticut gets $12 million from CMS to launch HIE

State has struggled since 2007 to develop plans for health information exchange.
October 01, 2014
Mike Miliard

Poor interoperability, exchange hinders ACOs

Most accountable care organizations have health information technology in place to improve quality and lower costs, but many say difficulties with data exchange are keeping them from reaching their potential.
December 11, 2014
Edmund Billings, MD

Public APIs as open platform

Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it’s the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost everyone in healthcare is pressing for it and is frustrated, though probably not surprised, that meaningful use did not get us there.
December 04, 2014
Erin McCann

Searching for HIE's value

Health information exchanges face an uncertain future, as new research calls into question their financial sustainability. Three characteristics are needed for the most success.
January 22, 2015
John Halamka, MD

The interoperability experience thus far

As I travel across the country and listen to CIOs struggling with mandates from Meaningful Use to ICD-10 to the HIPAA Omnibus rule to the Affordable Care Act, I'm always looking for ways to reduce the burden on IT leaders.