Interoperability & Integration

HL7 gives a glimpse of FHIR 5

Health Level 7 International on Monday offered a peek at its roadmap for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, aka FHIR 5.WHY IT MATTERSFHIR is widely viewed as holding great promise for enabling health data sharing among vendors, providers, payers, government, health information exchanges and other entities. THE LARGER TRENDHL7 earlier this month posted the eagerly awaited

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Vanderbilt combines AI and Smart on FHIR in an EHR voice assistant

“Voice user interfaces are an essential step to humanizing the EHR,” says Vanderbilt University Medical Centers Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, who will be speaking at HIMSS19. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of the first provider organizations to develop a voice assistant for electronic health records that can give verbal summaries back to providers using natural

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Interoperability and the Women Leading the Digital Transformation

The healthcare marketplace is evolving from a business-to-business to a business-to-consumer model and research shows that these consumers are overwhelmingly female. As healthcare becomes more consumer driven and consumers demand interoperable solutions, its important to make sure women have a seat at the table when making strategic tech decisions about interoperability. Consumer loyalty is being

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Pew: Here’s what APIs need to succeed for healthcare

Application programming interfaces are all the rage in healthcare and just about every other industry undergoing digital transformation. And with the release of Health Level 7s Fast Health Interoperability Resources 4 earlier this month, the excitement around open APIs, FHIR and data interoperability just kicked into a higher gear.Increasing the use of APIs could represent

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The 3 Sides To Building FHIR

The FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) standard has reached a key milestone with release 4. The standard itself, and vendor support, have attained a plateau of maturity, and the industry is anticipating its potential benefits. Now, an important question lingers will this revision of FHIR bring the ecosystem closer to a single standard of interoperability?Originally

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HL7 releases FHIR 4

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources is now normative, and the new edition brings thousands of other updates. Health Level Seven announced on Wednesday that a new version of its interoperability specification is now available.WHY IT MATTERSMany in the healthcare industry have been eagerly awaiting the fourth iteration of FHIR 4 because future changes will now be

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Fixing The Need For A Fix: Bridging The IT Gap Between Physical And Behavioral Healthcare

Guest Column | December 14, 2018 Fixing The Need For A Fix: Bridging The IT Gap Between Physical And Behavioral Healthcare By David Conejo, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76

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Behavioral Healthcare Technology Drives New Way To Fix The Need For A Fix – Electronic Health Reporter

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35 to 64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The

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Microsoft Releases FHIR Server for Azure

The open-source project contributes to the industrywide adoption of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources. Interoperability in healthcare is a topic that weighs heavily on the minds of industry leaders everywhere. With Health Level Seven Internationals Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources specification rising up as a possible foundation for interoperability, adoption throughout the industry could prove to be

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