Posts about: Direct secure messaging

DirectTrust Triples Number of Health Data Transactions in Q3

Once again, DirectTrust is experiencing a period of record growth through the facilitation of more than 197 million Direct Exchange transactions in Q3 2019.

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Topics: health data exchange, Direct secure messaging, DirectTrust,

DirectTrust Sees Direct Exchange Transactions Increased By 54 Million, a Nearly 49 Percent Jump

Fueled by a migration of message transmissions to its Accredited Trust Anchor Bundle, and a broader use of its network, DirectTrust recently reported record growth in the number of DirectTrust network users, addresses and transactions during the first quarter of 2019.

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Topics: health data exchange, Direct secure messaging, DirectMessage

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

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: 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