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Posts about: Health IT Interoperability

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

PODCAST: Dr. Tim Pletcher, the Executive Director of MiHIN, Discusses Data Blocking and the Future of Health Data Exchange

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Dr. Tim Pletcher, the Executive Director of Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), discusses the current state and future of health data exchange, and provides an update on vendor data blocking.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, HIE, health data sharing

Firepoint Studios: Creative Idea and IT Outcomes Generators in Healthcare

It takes a very creative, agile and lean organization to solve some of the most pressing health IT challenges – such as enhancing platform consolidation and EHR analytics, developing sound provider-patient interfaces, and helping care organizations meet ever-expanding regulatory compliance.

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Topics: HIT, healthcare information technology, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing

Recon Strategy:  Addressing Business Strategy and Innovation in Healthcare

With transformative changes in the roles of traditional healthcare stakeholders, including payers and providers, employers, government and consumers, care organizations need the right business growth strategies to remain relevant in a rapidly changing environment.

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Topics: healthcare information technology, Health IT Interoperability, Health IT

PODCAST: Dr. David C. Kibbe, President and CEO of DirectTrust, Discusses the Future of Health Data Exchange

In the following RosettaHealth podcast, Dr. David C. Kibbe, DirectTrust’s President and Chief Executive Officer, discusses the past, present and future of health data exchange, and how his organization continues to successfully drive the secure, interoperable communication of healthcare messaging and attachments.

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Topics: DirectMessage, Secure Direct Messaging, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing

Spring is Time of Renewal for Health Data Exchange

While the colder temperatures seem to be indefinitely gripping many parts of the United States, warmer spring temperatures are definitely (and finally) on the horizon. For most of us, spring is a time of renewal, which makes it an ideal time to take a fresh approach to tackling today’s health data exchange challenges.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing, HIMSS 2018

PODCAST: Founder of Shatzkin Systems Discusses HIMSS 2018, the ONC’s TEFCA, and Much More

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Nance Shatzkin, founder of Shatzkin Systems, discusses how her company has been on the forefront of helping HIEs, hospital systems (and more) to bridge the gap between IT and operations. She also provides her take on the ONC’s TEFCA, and why we need a “village” to break down the barriers of health data exchange.

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Topics: Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing, HIMSS, HIMSS 2018

A Comprehensive Look at the ONC Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA)

On January 5th, the ONC officially released the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) for public comment. The draft framework is intended to streamline patient health data access and improve interoperability per provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act.

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

HITECH Answers: The 3 Christmas Ghosts of Health Data Exchange

The holiday season is always a great time to reflect on where we have been, and look at what lies ahead in the future. This is why I recently authored a guest article for HITECH Answers that takes a page from Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol,” and looks at the three ghost of health data exchange.

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

Big Data in Healthcare: The Final Roadblock is Failing

From Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Precision Medicine to the Internet of Things (IoT), there are plenty of discussions about Big Data in the Healthcare arena these days. Clearly, these are exciting times.

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