Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here's what's happening to make that reality.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) announced that Executive Director Lee Barrett will join some of the biggest names in healthcare information technology at WEDI 2017 – Driving Solutions in a Changing Healthcare Environment
By Teresa Zayas Caban & Kevin Chaney - PMI will advance the nation’s ability to accelerate scientific discovery and improve clinical care through an innovative approach that takes into account individual differences in people’s genes, environments, and lifestyles.
By Dr. David Hay - I’ve always thought (and I think generally accepted) that IT projects—particularly those that involve sharing information—have a greater chance of success when the people that will be affected by the project are deeply involved with the project itself.
By Greg Downing - The 8th annual Health Datapalooza returns on April 26 – 28 and offers a re-imagined vision of health and health care through the lens of data. In years past,
With little to no fanfare, Donald Rucker, M.D., the former vice president and chief medical officer at Siemens Healthcare, has been selected as the next National Coordinator for the Department of HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
The National Association for Trusted Exchange welcomed the Health Record Banking Alliance (HRBA) as its newest association member. HRBA is a non-profit founded in 2006 to promote consumer-centered, consumer-controlled, comprehensive, lifetime electronic health records.
By Keith Boone - This question comes up from time to time. For a given patient, how is there a unique identifier which uniquely identifies the CCD for the patient as it evolves over time. The answer is no, but to understand that, we need to talk a little bit about identifiers in CDA and how they were intended to be used.
HIMSS saw a spike in healthcare leaders’ interest in interoperability education at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, according to attendance data from the event. ompared to HIMSS16, attendance more than doubled.
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