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December 07, 2017
Hospitals to slowly adopt "smart" technologies
Frost & Sullivan report cites interoperability, security concerns as barriers to smart technology adoption.
December 05, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.”