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Posts about: Health IT Interoperability

HITECH Answers: The 3 Christmas Ghosts of Health Data Exchange

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.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, health data sharing

Big Data in Healthcare: The Final Roadblock is Failing

From Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Precision Medicine to the Internet of Things (IoT), there are plenty of discussions about Big Data in the Healthcare arena these days. Clearly, these are exciting times.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, Health IT

PODCAST: Founder of Shatzkin Systems Discusses Future of Health Data Exchange

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Nance Shatzkin, founder of Shatzkin Systems, discusses her company’s work in the healthcare arena with regards to health data exchange, and much more.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, health data

AHA Meaningful Use Stage 3 Lobbying Effort to Fight “Information Blocking”

Earlier this year, the American Hospital Association (AHA) led lobbying efforts to help reduce the regulatory burdens associated with Stage 3 of the meaningful use program (MU3).

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Topics: Meaningful Use Stage 3, Meaningful Use Stage 3 Attestation, Health IT Interoperability

PODCAST: Stelligent Enhances the Power of the RosettaHealth Platform

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.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, health data sharing

Keep It Simple: How to Best  Maximize Patient Portal Usage

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.

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Topics: patient-centered care, smart portals, Health IT Interoperability

Why Fewer Hospitals Fully Share Electronic Health Records

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.”

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, health data sharing

RosettaHealth CEO to Share His Passion for Entrepreneurship at NABOE CEO Breakfast

Today’s business climate can be both extremely rewarding and challenging. With the rapid pace of innovation and increased competition, business success comes down to tenacity, talent and an unwavering passion to win.

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Topics: RosettaHealth, Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange

Examples of How “It Takes a Village” to Enhance HIT Interoperability

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.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data exchange, HIT

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