September 19, 2018
Chris Nerney

The importance of architecture to healthcare interoperability

HIMSS chief technology information officer says more than APIs are needed to allow data sharing.
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.”
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.
October 24, 2017
Chris Nerney

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."
August 01, 2017
Chris Nerney

Getting more patients to use portals

"Most providers have some sort of HIE, or some type of access to community data. It's past time to figure out how to use that."
April 07, 2017
Chris Nerney

Interoperability Showcase a hit at HIMSS17

"Clearly, interoperability education is a top priority for today's healthcare leaders."
July 13, 2016
Chris Nerney

HIMSS urges healthcare industry to explore interoperability opportunities

In a post on Healthcare IT News, the HIMSS Innovation Center listed the numerous benefits of interoperability, including improved patient care, a better return on investment (both financially and clinically) for health technology, and better decisions by clinicians, caregivers, and patients.
January 08, 2016
Mike Miliard

Brian Yeaman wins HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award for meaningful use, HIE work

Brian Yeaman, MD, founder and president of Norman, Oklahoma-based Yeaman and Associates and Yeaman Signature Health Clinic has been named the recipient of the 2015 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award for his work in meaningful use and health information exchange.
September 16, 2015
Chris Nerney

HIMSS urges Congress to push for health systems interoperability

In its annual "ask" of U.S. legislators earlier this month, the non-profit advocate for healthcare IT offered recommendations of support in three areas.
November 19, 2014
Mike Miliard

Removing borders in HIE

A fistful of healthcare groups are trying to tackle the immediate challenges of data exchange across state lines.