State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Check in on the latest news and updates being reported by these organizations.
Healthcare consumers are familiar with and trust cloud technology, yet nearly one in three still can not easily access their medical records, according to a report released from Ambra Health, “Era of Change: Today’s Healthcare Consumer”.
Interviews with Justin Campbell - Justin talks to HIE Executives Paul Brannan, Charles Christian and Todd Rogow about security, sustainability and accessibility of healthcare information.
By Bakul Patel - Imagine an intensive care unit for newborns. An interface on a device called a pulse oximeter is sending data on changes in the newborns’ blood oxygen level to a hospital computer system that simultaneously gathers data from EKGs that are monitoring the electrical activity of their hearts.
By Leala M. Williams - Long gone are the days of standalone demographic and paper medical record files in a physician office. A patient’s record is now digital and likely exists in multiple hospitals, physician offices, and other ancillary services across cities, states, and countries.
By Keith Boone - I often hear the complaint (about CDA documents) that: I just want to see ... At the ONC meeting recently, a provider remarked that in order to understand what was happening for a patient a provider read through 18 hundred pages of CCDA documents.
By Greg Stack - A Healthcare Revolution is Underway. In this world of instant communication and seemingly endless amounts of disruptive apps, it may seem like health information technology has languished. However, there has been a monumental shift in the HIT market, and it’s only just beginning.
By Ben Steverman - Medicine is often considered part science and part art. There is a huge amount of content to master, but there is an equal amount of technique regarding diagnosis and delivery of service. To optimally succeed, care providers need to master both components.
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