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Posts about: Health IT Interoperability

What’s Next After the Second Iteration of TEFCA?

Earlier this week, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology released the second draft of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). This effort aims to create a technical, nationwide framework for health data sharing across different networks and facilities.

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Topics: interoperability, health data exchange, Health IT Interoperability

Seventy-Five Percent of Hospitals Beyond Basic Level of Interoperability

While many believe that health data interoperability has not lived up to its expectations in the wake of the HITECH Act, the reality about health data exchange may be much different.

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Topics: interoperability, health data exchange, Health IT Interoperability

The New Definition of Healthcare Interoperability

With the concept of breaking down the barriers of health data interoperability dominating the HIT news cycle these days, it makes sense that a global organization like HIMSS would share their input – especially when it comes to defining interoperability.

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Topics: interoperability, health data exchange, Health IT Interoperability

PODCAST: Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, Discusses New Information Blocking Working Group

In the following podcast interview, Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, discusses new efforts at her organization to address the information blocking challenge in healthcare, and much more.

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Topics: health data exchange, podcast, Health IT Interoperability, health information blocking,

Healthcare Interoperability at a Turning Point?

As the ONC is heavily focusing on information blocking these days, and organizations like The Sequoia Project create new working groups, could we be at a turning point when it comes to health data interoperability?

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

The Sequoia Project’s New Working Group Focuses on Information Blocking

According to the ONC, information blocking occurs when a person or entity – typically a health care provider, IT developer, or EHR vendor – knowingly and unreasonably interferes with the exchange and use of electronic health information.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing, health information blocking,

Tackling Health Data Interoperability in 2019

The ONC’s Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) recently released its annual working group update, which had a heavy focus on tackling today’s interoperability challenges.

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Topics: interoperability, health data exchange, Health IT Interoperability

TokenEx: Advancing Tokenization for Healthcare by Eliminating Data Theft Risk and Reducing Compliance Costs

While tokenization is widely used in the payment security arena, it is also very applicable to the healthcare arena.

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Topics: secure messaging, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing

PODCAST: Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, Discusses Health Data Exchange Challenges and Opportunities

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Mariann Yeager, CEO of The Sequoia Project, discusses her organization’s role in advancing interoperability, patient matching strategies, and the future of health data exchange.

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Topics: interoperability, podcast, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing

Vandelay Industries: Helping Care Organizations to Embrace Innovation

Founded in 2003, Vandelay Industries is a professional IT services business based in Sacramento, California that focuses on a number of industries, including the healthcare arena.

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Topics: HITExchange, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing