The holiday season is always a great time to reflect on where we have been, and look at what lies ahead in the future. This is why I recently authored a guest article for HITECH Answers that takes a page from Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol,” and looks at the three ghost of health data exchange.Read More
In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Chuck Dudley, VP of Services, and Jeffrey Dugas, DevOps Automation Engineer, both at Stelligent Systems, discuss how they designed an infrastructure platform with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) for RosettaHealth. This will allow the RosettaHealth platform to be more powerful and effective.
According to a recent AHIMA survey, more patients are accessing their health data through health IT and patient portals, but much more needs to be done. Overall, 82 percent of patients say they have logged into their provider’s patient portal at least once, which is up from 5 percent in 2013.Read More
Although we know that for many hospitals, ACOs, HIEs, and even vendors, it is a challenge to effectively sharing electronic health records. It often takes an independent research study to reinforce what we already know. These types of studies also create a startling moment where we collectively think – “this problem needs to be addressed right now.”Read More
It’s no secret that breaking down the barriers of health data interoperability is a major challenge in the healthcare arena. While there is often confusion about the true reasons for today’s health data sharing issues, there is an approach that can provide clarity, and basically change everything.Read More
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.Read More