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Breakthroughs in Connected Care
The changes underway now in healthcare (e.g. ACOs, PCMH) will require unprecedented levels of connectivity and interoperability among applications, and advanced analytics to draw insights from all the data. Watch this video on the need for a strategic healthcare informatics platform, and how it can help your organization meet these challenges. Read More >

Using Health Information Exchange to Solve Financial, Outreach, and Strategic Challenges

HIE efforts are seeking the right approaches to dealing with the financial, strategic and outreach challenges associated with interoperability. Choosing the right healthcare informatics platform is quickly becoming a strategic decision. In the webinar, Ken Kleinberg, Senior Research Director at The Advisory Board Company, and Dominick Bizzarro, HealthShare Business Manager at InterSystems present market research and case studies that will help you focus on the best approaches to overcome these challenges. Watch Now >

 

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When it comes to healthcare analytics, hospitals and health systems can benefit most from the information if they move towards understanding the analytic discoveries, rather than just focusing on the straight facts. Read more
Channel: Business Case
Source: Healthcare IT News
Date: Dec 31, 1969
After a morning of Congressional tongue-lashings Wednesday, Feb. 27, during a House hearing on iEHR, the Veterans Affairs and Defense Departments publicly issued a statement reasserting that they are jointly committed to working toward an iEHR endpoint similar to the project’s original goal. Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Government Health IT
Date: Dec 31, 1969
Jonathan Woodson, MD and Elizabeth McGrath maintained cool exteriors. The assistant Secretary of Defense for health affairs and the deputy chief management officer at DoD, respectively, Woodson and McGrath were not lone witnesses facing a House panel on Wednesday morning. Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Government Health IT
Date: Dec 31, 1969
In a Q&A session, Tracy Crawford, program director at the ClinicConnect health information exchange, discussed how collaborating with the University of Pittsburg Medical Center enabled health information exchange to flourish in western Pennsylvania. Read more
Channel: Privacy and Security
Source: SearchHealthIT
Date: Dec 31, 1969
A recent poll of hospital and health system business leaders reports that although 71 percent say they are more than halfway to completing electronic health record (EHR) adoption, only 48 percent are confident that they are ready to meet the initial Stage 1 Meaningful Use requirements.1 While the progress toward EHR adoption is good news, industry leaders' lack of confidence in their ability to integrate electronic health information throughout an enterprise is a concern as the healthcare industry moves toward creation of a nationwide health information network. Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Gary Palgon, vice presideny, healthcare solutions, Liaison Technologies
Date: Dec 31, 1969
Kansas Health Information Network, the state's not-for-profit, provider-led health information exchange, has successfully transmitted data from the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas to the Kansas Immunization Registry. Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Healthcare IT News
Date: Dec 31, 1969
OCHIN, a nonprofit focused on quality health information technology, has acquired Oregon Health Network, a Portland, Ore.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality, access and delivery of healthcare to all Oregonians. Read more
Channel: Privacy and Security
Source: Healthcare IT News
Date: Dec 31, 1969

Using Health Information Exchange to Solve Financial, Outreach, and Strategic Challenges

HIE efforts are seeking the right approaches to dealing with the financial, strategic and outreach challenges associated with interoperability. Choosing the right healthcare informatics platform is quickly becoming a strategic decision. In the webinar, “Using HIE to Solve Financial, Outreach, and Strategic Challenges,” Ken Kleinberg, Senior Research Director at The Advisory Board Company, and Dominick Bizzarro,
 HealthShare Business Manager at InterSystems, use market research and case studies to focus on the best approaches to overcoming these challenges.

“We’re maturing from HIE 1.0 to HIE 2.0,” Micky Tripathi proclaimed. “We’re in a new world now.” Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Government Health IT
Date: Dec 31, 1969
Clinician-to-clinician Direct Messaging is now available across New York as part of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY). Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: Government Health IT
Date: Dec 31, 1969
The eHealth Exchange, formerly the Nationwide Health Information Network or NwHIN, is collaborating with the Care Connectivity Consortium, which comprises Geisinger Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Healthcare and Group Health Cooperative. Read more
Channel: Federal Initiatives
Source: EHR Intelligence
Date: Dec 31, 1969
A recent poll of hospital and health system business leaders reports that although 71 percent say they are more than halfway to completing electronic health record (EHR) adoption, only 48 percent are confident that they are ready to meet the initial Stage 1 Meaningful Use requirements.1 While the progress toward EHR adoption is good news, industry leaders' lack of confidence in their ability to integrate electronic health information throughout an enterprise is a concern as the healthcare industry moves toward creation of a nationwide health information network.   [FULL STORY...]