Health Information Exchange (HIE)

HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.
Chilmark HIE value-based
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 22, 2017
Research firm said that the transition to value-based care is driving a need for diverse data flows and APIs to more effectively supply and consume data.   
FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.
HIE ED readmission

HealthlinkNY CEO Christina Galanis expects further clinical and operational ROI from the HIE as patient data sets get more robust and more physicians gain experience using the exchange.

By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm March 08, 2017
Hospitals in New York are finding big quality and efficiency gains thanks to the ability to access patient EHR data via a regional health information exchange.
CVS Epic chronic care
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm March 03, 2017
The rollout expands on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics, and will enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions.
patient expectations health data

Transcend Insights CMO Thomas Van Gilder, said that patients see information sharing as essential and it’s time that providers give them the tools they need to stay connected. 

By Jack McCarthy 07:22 am March 03, 2017
The survey also found that a majority of patients use a digital device and believe it would be helpful for that data to be part of their medical history. 

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
ONC Move Health Data Forward
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am February 28, 2017
The winning teams put strategies such as open APIs to work enabling secure and straightforward movement of patient data.

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