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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
May 11, 2017
Chris Nerney

The ongoing debate around quality reporting

“The fact that we are increasingly being paid according to these systems, but are still debating their effectiveness, is a call to action.”
May 10, 2017
Chris Nerney

A call for redesign of U.S. healthcare IT

Poorly designed technologies are “resulting in health IT contributing to the growing problem of physician burnout.”
November 19, 2014
John Halamka, MD

A fall standards update

The November HIT Standards Committee focused on "asynchronous bilateral cutover," the compatibility of different CCDA payloads, healthcare IT that supports long term services and support, an update on the Standards & Interoperability projects, a discussion of data provenance efforts and the HITSC workgroup organization.
August 12, 2015
Edward Chung, MD

From opposition to cooperation: Payers join the care team

The complexity of modern healthcare demands a multifunctional, multidisciplinary team that can help patients navigate not just their illness, but also the dizzying medical systems that patients face after leaving acute care.
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.
November 02, 2017
Chris Nerney

Burnout, EHR frustrations may worsen projected physician shortage, study says

"A physician workforce that has one eye on the door may not be optimally engaged."
January 10, 2018
Chris Nerney

Digital tools can reduce nurse "toil" while improving morale

"Improved care team effectiveness and morale, lower operational costs, and better patient outcomes will result from reducing toil," Gartner report concludes.
May 15, 2014
Anthony Brino

REC, HIE bridge dual needs

In many states, most physicians and hospitals are using electronic health records, but not as many are actually exchanging patient data. That reality has some Regional Extension Centers taking up the work of health information exchange.
June 04, 2014
Evan Schuman

Apple health app may bring HIE evolution

Apple is rolling out an app to piece together healthcare information from many third-party apps, including from health systems, to give consumers and providers a new comprehensive medical view, setting the stage for new approaches to information exchange.