July 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Blockchain interoperability could transform provider organizations, IDC says

Research report touts blockchain's ability to exchange data "with far greater degrees of decentralization, distribution, and immutability."
July 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Study reveals gaps in data exchange between hospitals with many shared patients

"HIE is not developing in a way that facilitates information exchange where it might benefit the most patients," researchers conclude.
July 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

California HIE adds 1.5 million patients to network

Heritage California, Hill Physicians, and Stanford Health Care now can connect patient records to Manifest MedEx system.
July 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

Cleveland Clinic offers Apple Health Records app to patients

Medical center joins Penn Medicine, Johns Hopkins, and others in extending EHR access to iPhones.
July 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

In South Carolina, FHIR enables healthcare collaboration

"The specific problem we were trying to address is the lack of a standard data model across institutions to support collaborative work."
July 03, 2018
Chris Nerney

IBM, Aramark collaboration focuses on connected-device ecosystem

Partners say goal is to offer maintenance, security, and support for digital medical devices used by providers and patients.
June 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

HealthlinkNY offers providers discounts to join HIE network

“If we want to improve care and avoid repeating tests, it is vitality important that providers contribute medical records to the HIE," says Executive Director Staci Romeo.
June 20, 2018
Chris Nerney

Mayo Clinic eyes blockchain for EHRs

Medical facility partners with London-based startup to test blockchain use cases for electronic health records.
June 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

The connected-care disconnect between Medicare patients, health plans

"Many MA members feel they are missing valuable guidance from their plans around digital health data and price transparency," report concludes.
June 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Meeting patient expectations is critical to telemedicine success

Telehealth "needs to be reliable, affordable and deliver a certain level of system performance," Penn Medicine executive says.