Interoperability & Integration

SMART on FHIR Team: Proposed Interoperability Rule an Enormous Step Forward

The SMART on FHIR team members who 10 years ago proposed that EHRs could serve as a platform with a universal application programming interface (API) supporting substitutable apps are enthusiastic about the 21st Century Cures Act Proposed Interoperability Rule, calling it an enormous step forward. The rule addresses and reinforces virtually all of the major

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Healthcare in 21 years will be driven by ‘radically interoperable data’

Deloitte’s view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness “nudges.” Now we just need to get there. As we focus this month on the promise and potential of digital transformation across healthcare, it’s encouraging enough to take stock of the huge advances

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The Physicians Foundation Announces Interoperability Fund to Improve Health Information Exchange in Six States

The Physicians Foundation, in association with six state medical societies, today announced the formation of the first of its kind interoperability fund, known as The Physicians Foundation Interoperability Fund, which will assist medical practices in effectively sharing clinical information with other physicians and hospitals through health information exchanges (HIE). Funding is available for physicians in

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Telehealth is past the ‘tipping point’ how’s it doing with interoperability?

A new survey from the American Telemedicine Association assesses the current state of data exchange standards for remote care and offers best practices for health systems looking to capitalize on its potential. As the American Telemedicine Association annual conference kicks off in New Orleans this week, the organization has published a white paper focused on

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