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February 22, 2018

The First Step in Solving the Problem of Unaccountable Care

The weakest link in the chain is during transitions – between care providers, facilities, and settings.
February 21, 2018
Chris Nerney

HIMSS urges ONC to modify draft Trusted Exchange Framework

Organization proposes changes around what is required of Qualified Health Information Networks (QHINs) as well as the eligibility requirements for QHINs.
February 20, 2018
Chris Nerney

EHR interoperability: A global conundrum

Black Book Research survey reveals “an enduring confusion on the definition of a highly interoperable EHR system outside the United States."
February 15, 2018
Chris Nerney

Penn Medicine launches Center for Connected Care telehealth hub

“Our telehealth services make it easy for patients to get the care they need where they need it.”
February 14, 2018
Chris Nerney

Fitbit, Apple and the consumerization of healthcare

Both companies are working on ways to connect medical data with consumer devices. And they're not alone.
February 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

Healthcare advocacy groups slam Trump proposed budget cuts to HHS, ONC

The proposed cuts to various agencies within HHS send "the message that the U.S. is not committed to maintaining our role as the leading voice on medical innovation,” HIMSS said.
February 09, 2018
Chris Nerney

Nationwide prescription history data-sharing network combats drug abuse

PMP InterConnect allows physicians to "make more informed decisions before prescribing an opioid."
February 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

Voice assistants being heard in hospitals

“Ambient listening tools probably will replace mobile devices," says Beth Israel CIO John Halamka.
February 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

Texas HIE to integrate social determinants data into health system's EHR

"The reasons people seek medical care are not limited to physical or emotional [concerns] but are more affected by social conditions."
February 02, 2018
Chris Nerney

ONC learning resource explores how APIs support healthcare interoperability

Application programming interfaces enable patients, providers, and researchers to securely access and share data.