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November 21, 2016
Chris Nerney

Interoperability can fuel innovation necessary to transform healthcare

The time to "disrupt healthcare for the better” is now, Forbes column argues.
October 13, 2016
Kathleen Aller

A cable car named interoperability: New KLAS study takes the clinician view

It was a fitting metaphor: A group of healthcare providers, health IT vendors, interoperability experts, and our KLAS hosts were on a tram ride up and down the mountain at Snowbird, where we had gathered for the second KLAS Cornerstone Summit on interoperability measurement.
September 25, 2016
Todd Winey

IoT in Healthcare Is Really the Internet of Patients (IoP)

But lost in the data rush and technology obsession is a simple fact: The IoHT is really the IoP – the Internet of Patients. And for the IoHT to succeed, we need to shift our focus from simply “smart things” to start “thinking smart” about patients and their data. Patient-generated healthcare data (PGHD) is not just another acronym for a data source; it’s a person.
July 07, 2016
Fiona McDonald-Crowley

The Journey to EMR Adoption: Persistence Pays Off

Clinical adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems is one of the biggest challenges faced by the heads of hospitals and hospital groups embarking on the journey from paper to electronic records and interoperability.
July 07, 2016
Kathleen Aller

Why Time and Place Still Matter in a Connected World

Sometimes a single phrase can encapsulate an entire conference. At the recent eHealth Week 2016 event in Amsterdam, a comment during the opening keynote framed the whole week for me, “Time and place no longer matter.”
May 11, 2016
Marlowe Greenberg

Moving Forward With Interoperability: The Behavioral Health Perspective

One area of major challenge to the forward march of data interoperability is how to reorganize workflows so that clinicians can actually use the data in their EHRs at the point of service
April 21, 2016
Kathleen Aller

Unrecognized Assumptions and Their Impact on Patient Care

Listening to patients, and replacing our assumptions with their goals, is good business.
April 21, 2016
Catherine Marenghi

Interoperability in Human Terms

Interoperability is more than technical jargon or a government mandate.
January 14, 2016

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October 07, 2015
Russell Leftwich, MD

Semantic interoperability, or my semester living with an undocumented alien

The importance of semantic interoperability is magnified as we enter an era of exchange of data and analysis of data at the level of discrete data elements removed from their original context.