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September 10, 2015
Chris Nerney

Mobile's growing connection to health IT interoperability

Meeting the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's goal of full interoperability in less than a decade would be a great challenge for U.S. healthcare providers under any circumstances. Add to the mix mobile health technology and that challenge is compounded.
December 10, 2015
Jessica Davis

HIE and interoperability trends to watch in 2016

As the healthcare industry moves toward a more patient-centered mission, security measures and interoperability will progress at a steady rate, according to DirectTrust, a healthcare industry alliance created by Direct exchange network participants.
July 14, 2016
Chris Nerney

ONC adds two interoperability metrics under MACRA

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) earlier this month announced two healthcare metrics in response to input solicited from the healthcare community regarding how to measure provider progress toward “widespread interoperability.”
December 11, 2014
Edmund Billings, MD

Public APIs as open platform

Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it’s the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost everyone in healthcare is pressing for it and is frustrated, though probably not surprised, that meaningful use did not get us there.
October 01, 2014
Mike Miliard

Poor interoperability, exchange hinders ACOs

Most accountable care organizations have health information technology in place to improve quality and lower costs, but many say difficulties with data exchange are keeping them from reaching their potential.
December 04, 2014
Erin McCann

Searching for HIE's value

Health information exchanges face an uncertain future, as new research calls into question their financial sustainability. Three characteristics are needed for the most success.
January 22, 2015
John Halamka, MD

The interoperability experience thus far

As I travel across the country and listen to CIOs struggling with mandates from Meaningful Use to ICD-10 to the HIPAA Omnibus rule to the Affordable Care Act, I'm always looking for ways to reduce the burden on IT leaders.
August 09, 2016
Chris Nerney

Epic CEO fires back at critics over interoperability claims

Judith Faulkner says she just doesn’t understand persistent assertions that electronic health record vendor Epic is a “closed system.”
November 12, 2014
Edmund Billings, MD

Closed records can cause paralysis

Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented healthcare system make hospitals and vendors act the way we do.
July 12, 2017
Chris Nerney

The hard work on interoperability is just beginning, ONC head warns

“Interoperability is an extremely tough issue,” says National Coordinator Donald Rucker, MD.

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