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It Takes a Village to Break Down HIT Interoperability Barriers

There seems to be no shortage of news in the health IT arena about patient data interoperability issues. From challenges with the ONC’s role in interoperability to CHIME and DirectTrust collaborating on solutions, there’s plenty of activity and opinions, but no real panacea.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, ACO, clinical information exchange, medical records

The Coming Revolution in Health Data — Ubiquity

In 2010 I was diagnosed with kidney cancer.  A bone scan indicated that the cancer may have metastasized to the bone. A surgery was scheduled to remove and biopsy part of a rib in question.  The surgeon was to review the bone scan before surgery, but he didn’t. That information didn’t get to him, and he removed another part of my rib.

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Topics: ACO, Accountable Care Organizations, Data, healthcare, health information exchange, access, data exchange, health data, care organizations, cloud-based, SaaS, enabling technology, secure messaging, EHR, population health, health data exchange, Direct secure messaging, readmission, cloud-based SaaS, FHIR, hospital, incentive, interoperability