HIE News Round Up: eHealth Exchange and FHIR; Texas HIE Capability and Disaster Response; and Interoperability Challenges
Welcome to the Health Information Exchange Weekly News Round Up from RosettaHealth. Each week, we will provide you with a summary of all the actionable news that hospitals, HIT vendors, ACOs, and population health providers need to be smart and effective when it comes to health information exchange.
eHealth Exchange Uses FHIR to Modernize Health IT Infrastructure
eHealth Exchange is upgrading its health IT infrastructure to cut costs, expand its national reach, and support new capabilities including a national record locator service.
Texas Looking at Real-Time HIE Capability for Natural Disasters
To bolster emergency preparedness, the state of Texas is considering a health information exchange solution enabling first responders and providers access to electronic medical records during disasters.
For EHR Vendors, There's No One Approach to Interoperability
Cerner, Epic and Meditech are tackling interoperability in their own ways, but all their efforts will come up short until healthcare organizations ask for it, according to a Chilmark Research analyst.
KLAS: Making Shared Data Usable is the Next Big Interoperability Challenge
Interoperability and data exchange might be making progress, but the information isn’t always usable from one organization to the next, according to the latest KLAS report.
OH Medical Center Launches EMS Health Data Exchange Pilot Program
Premier Health Atrium Medical Center is launching a new health data exchange program centered on enabling emergency medical services (EMS) personnel and first responders to enter and share patient health data through EHR technology while transporting patients to the hospital.
Ochsner, Pfizer to Boost Healthcare Interoperability for Clinical Trials
Ochsner Health System is partnering with Pfizer to develop a way to improve healthcare interoperability between EHRs and clinical trial data using the FHIR standard.
Hospitals Frequently Use EHR Workarounds During Morning Rounds
A recent study looking into the benefits of EHR use on inpatient care delivery found EHR workarounds are common at hospitals during critical points of care.
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