June 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

The 3 things you need most for a successful telehealth program

Physician buy-in tops list of telehealth success factors in recent hospital survey.
May 29, 2018
Chris Nerney

HIMSS tool helps providers assess interoperability options

“The whole point is to make it easier for hospitals to gather information people keep hearing about.”
May 23, 2018
Chris Nerney

Connected care disconnect persists

Healthcare providers and patients agree that connected care technologies can improve outcomes, yet actual use lags behind.
May 22, 2018
Chris Nerney

New study explores interoperability barriers to coordinated state health efforts

Frequently changing regulations, inconsistent metrics for identifying patients, and outdated technology cited as major challenges to data sharing.
May 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

The complex EHR mess that hinders interoperability

HIMSS Analytics data shows the average hospital relies on 16 different EHR platforms.
May 16, 2018
Chris Nerney

Sequoia Project restructures in bid to improve interoperability efforts

Non-profit organization's two major initiatives -- the eHealth Exchange and Carequality -- to become separate operating entities.
May 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

Surescripts report underscores the spread of interoperability

Health network alliance facilitates 13.7 billion secure health data transactions in 2017, more than twice the 6 billion transactions in 2013.
May 04, 2018
Chris Nerney

How APIs, FHIR are helping Cleveland Clinic innovate

"Hospital IT shops increasingly are practicing agile development tactics rather than long development cycles."
April 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

Calling mobile health innovators: AMA, Google have a challenge for you

Interoperability competition "will explore possible uses of mobile health technology to provide patients and physicians with a rich stream of medical data."
April 02, 2018
Chris Nerney

New Healthix system gets more alerts to providers while protecting patient privacy

Essential Alerts is built on InterSystems HealthShare, which integrates data from various health information systems for care teams.