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Standardization, Collaboration Drive Interoperability at Cerner

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Achieving true interoperability is paramount to maximizing the myriad benefits of health IT and delivering safe, efficient patient care. Federal agencies, healthcare organizations, and health IT companies alike are working to facilitate...

EHR Use Shows Little Impact on Improving Revenue, Operations

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A recent survey of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) CIOs showed a disparity between EHR data availability and its effect on revenue and operations margins in hospitals. While federal incentives are pushing...

California Looks to Support Behavioral Health Data Exchange

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The California Health & Human Services Agency’s Office of Health Information Integrity includes a litany of use cases in the recently published State Health Information Guidance to illustrate numerous instance where sharing...

DirectTrust Backs ONC Focus on EHR Usability, Interoperability

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DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe, MD recently released a statement commending plans discussed during the ONC press conference to focus on improving EHR usability and interoperability in health IT. “I find the attitude and direction ONC...

How ONC Will Spur EHR Usability, Interoperability Improvements

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In a press conference yesterday, ONC officials appointed by the Trump Administration cited EHR usability improvements and interoperability as the agency’s top priorities moving forward. EHR Usability To tackle the EHR usability...

WY Medical Center Connects Epic EHR to eHealth Exchange

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Wyoming recently connected to the Sequoia Project’s eHealth Exchange using Epic EHR. Connecting to the federal eHealth Exchange gives CRMC access to the largest secure health data sharing...

ONC to Implement Trusted Exchange Framework, Common Agreement

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Earlier this week, ONC announced a series of three public stakeholder meetings will soon take place to kick start the process of implementing the trusted exchange framework and common agreement provisions outlined in the 21 Century Cures...

CA Hospitals Agree to Connect to Health Information Exchange

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Two California medical centers recently connected to a nonprofit health information exchange (HIE) in an effort to improve care coordination for patients and providers within their networks.  Both Glendale Adventist Medical Center...

AHIMA Patient Data Sharing White Paper Open for Public Comment

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The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) are now seeking public comment on a collaborative white paper detailing requirements and constraints for patient demographic...

Michigan HIE Links Six Midwest Health Information Exchanges

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Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) in Michigan recently connected to six other health information exchanges to improve data sharing for patients and providers across the Midwest. The health data exchange network extends interoperability...

Cerner, Epic EHR Hospitals to Share Patient EHRs in NC

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Carolinas HealthCare System and Novant Health recently reached an agreement to exchange patient health data between their Cerner and EHR technologies in an effort to improve care coordination for patients receiving care at either...

Value-Based Care Fueling Provider Demands on Health IT Companies

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Expectations for health IT companies are rising as a result of the transition to value-based care. Providers are increasingly experiencing pressure to improve information exchange at their practices and demanding clean, comprehensive, and...

Health IT Tools, Capabilities Required for Value-Based Care

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A successful transition to value-based care will require effective partnerships between healthcare providers and health IT developers as well as among providers themselves to ensure that current and future EHR and health IT infrastructure...

Cerner Population Health Management Platform Gains Health System

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Cerner recently announced Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) will implement the EHR vendor’s population health management platform HealtheIntent for improved coordinated care. The platform will facilitate care management for more...

IdenTrust Recognized for Excellence in Health Data Exchange

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Solutions vendor IdenTrust yesterday announced it has been recognized for excellence in enabling secure health data exchange by DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC.) IdenTrust earned full...

Health Data Exchange Initiative to Focus on Public Health

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Two organizations recently announced a new National Interoperability Collaborative (NIC) aimed at improving interoperability and collaboration between health and human services in the US. With the help of a $12 million grant from the...

Surescripts Facilitated Health Data Exchange Growth in 2016

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Surescripts recently released its 2016 National Progress Report showing the interoperability network enabled over 10.9 billion secure transactions in 2016 — up 12 percent from the previous year. In 2016, Surescripts increased the...

Cybersecurity Taskforce Issues EHR Security Recommendations

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A healthcare industry cybersecurity taskforce recently submitted a report to Congress analyzing and addressing various issues with healthcare security including problems unique to EHR technology. The task force was initially convened...

ONC Announces Health Data Exchange Challenge Final Winners

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ONC today announced the final winners of its Move Health Data Forward challenge promoting solutions for more efficient and secure health data exchange. The three-phase challenge was designed to spur innovators to develop applications...

Chicago Health System Launching Health Information Exchange

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The Chicago area could be getting a health information exchange (HIE) soon as Rush Health deploys the first phase of Rush Health Connect, a health IT solution designed to enable secure health data exchange. Rush Health currently includes...

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