In the health data analytics arena, providing data accessibility, analysis, and reporting to a wide-range of healthcare organizations is paramount. However, meeting this mission requires building big health data interoperability and transport solutions, which can be costly and cumbersome to develop.Read More
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.Read More
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.).
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.Read More
Topics: interoperability, health information exchange, healthcare, EHR, ACO, Accountable Care Organizations, Data, access, data exchange, health data, care organizations, cloud-based, SaaS, enabling technology, secure messaging, population health, health data exchange, Direct secure messaging, readmission, cloud-based SaaS, FHIR, hospital, incentive