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New Studies Indicate Rise of the Cloud for Health Information Exchange

With enhanced cost savings and more scalability, new cloud-based innovations are paving the way for a new frontier in health IT.   

Today’s cloud-based solutions provide a tremendous opportunity for seamlessly and securely accessing, engaging, and exchanging health data in real-time.  In addition, the rise of a wide-range of standards – including HL7 V2, REST, FHIR, XDR, XDS, XCA, NwHIN, and Direct Secure Messaging – is also driving the state of health data exchange today. 

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Topics: HIE, health information exchange, SaaS, cloud-based, cloud-based SaaS

Internet Health Management Magazine: Multi-Lingual Solutions for Effective Patient Data Transfer

When it comes to doing business internationally, global companies can only be successful when employees and teams effectively speak different languages, and understand the cultural differences in various regions around the globe.  

Likewise, if you want to move Health IT data between systems, today’s organizations need the right translator to make this possible. While this is not a problem of “language” per se, the issue is with systems not being able to effectively talk to each other. 

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Topics: magazine article, Big Data, data transport, data access, interoperability, SaaS, cloud-based SaaS

Building your Health IT House

There was a time when most Americans built their own homes.  Think of log cabins being crafted by hardy individuals -- cutting the trees, hewing logs and fitting the doors.  Now, that method is a romantic idea, but almost nobody does that any more.
 Unless you have a lot of free time on your hands — you don’t build your own home.  Even more, the people you hire to build your home don’t build it — they usually subcontract to specialists (plumbers, electricians, HVAC, etc.).

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Topics: HealthIT, interoperability, interfaces, HL7, standards, SaaS, cloud-based, IHE, Direct secure messaging

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