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 Washington Health Alliance (the Alliance) announced the launch of its new Community Checkup website, its signature site with detailed results on the quality of care and patient experience within Washington state.
DirectTrust released for public comment a white paper containing more than 50 recommendations aimed at the more than 350 EHR vendors and HIT products' vendors that provide Direct Interoperability, urging them to significantly improve the usability of their products for secure, interoperable clinical messaging.
Hear all our HIMSS17 Highlights on Healthcare NOW Radio. Here is who I talked to about the on going saga of interoperability. Where are we and will we ever get where we want to be?
By Kevin R. Ward MD - In healthcare, we constantly seek new ways to deliver and improve care. Countless ideas have already been tried and tested, and people often think that coming up with the next great innovation requires thinking ‘outside of the box.’
By Irv H. Lichtenwald - Choice can be a double-edged sword—we all want more of it, but with too many choices paralysis can set in. Choosing a physician or hospital, for example, in an urban or suburban area without some kind of recommendation can truly be a daunting task.
CommonWell Health Alliance® announced it has completed building the first set of The Argonaut Project’s FHIR specifications into its core services—making it the first national network to enable comprehensive FHIR-based-exchange at scale.
The Department of Health and Humans Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced the Phase 2 winners of the Move Health Data Forward Challenge.
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