December 07, 2017
Chris Nerney

Hospitals to slowly adopt "smart" technologies

Frost & Sullivan report cites interoperability, security concerns as barriers to smart technology adoption.
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 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.
October 25, 2017
Chris Nerney

Healthcare struggles to overcome barriers to IoT adoption

Internet of Things standards, security, interoperability, and cost cited as obstacles to providers in Verizon survey.
October 24, 2017
Chris Nerney

A Call to Action for nationwide health information sharing

HIMSS initiative urges unified effort to "achieve secure, appropriate, and ubiquitous data access and electronic exchange of health information."
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.”
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.
September 27, 2017
Chris Nerney

Hurricanes should serve as HIE wake-up call

Sharing electronic health records can make it easier for providers to treat patients in times of disaster.
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.”