January 13, 2017
Chris Nerney

Study shows value of automated health tracking with connected devices

Individuals who entered activities automatically through supported devices or apps participated in the research roughly four times longer than those manually entering data.
January 12, 2017
Chris Nerney

How some providers are using Dropbox to share files and collaborate

Cloud sharing platform drawing business from healthcare, life sciences, and medical research, company says.
January 05, 2017
Chris Nerney

Interoperability a top priority for healthcare organizations in 2017

Despite acknowledged interoperability barriers, most survey respondents say their organizations are committed to healthcare data exchange.
December 29, 2016
Chris Nerney

Providers give low marks to existing interoperability solutions

Respondents to annual survey by the eHealth Initiative say federal government must do more to push value-based care.
December 13, 2016
Chris Nerney

Interoperability initiatives partner to improve healthcare connectivity

CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality join forces to extend the ability of providers to request and retrieve medical records electronically from other providers.
November 22, 2016
Chris Nerney

Gates Foundation gives Texas firm grant to develop blockchain-based medical records

Secure transaction technology will enable health information exchange in remote locations around the world.
November 21, 2016
Chris Nerney

CMS launches API to help providers share Quality Payment Program data

Software tool to enable user-driven design.
September 12, 2016
Chris Nerney

ONC data underscores interoperability challenges for small, rural hospitals

The latest data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) shows genuine progress among U.S. hospitals in the electronic sharing of patient records, as HIE Watch reported Thursday.
February 10, 2016
Chris Nerney

Study: EHRs will improve, but interoperability may remain elusive

Despite the embrace of modern electronic health records by providers, legacy IT systems will continue to act as obstacles to interoperability, concludes a recent Frost & Sullivan report on the U.S. ambulatory EHR market.
February 10, 2016
Chris Nerney

Electronic data sharing varies widely by state, survey shows

Only one in three office-based physicians electronically shared patient health information with external providers in 2014, even though nearly three-quarters (74%) reported using certified electronic health records (EHR) systems that year, new data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) shows.