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Roundup of Industry Feedback on the ONC Interoperability Rule

As the comment period for the ONC’s proposed rule related to interoperability and information blocking officially closed on June 3rd, a wide range of varied comments have been submitted from industry providers and associations.

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

PODCAST: Scott Stuewe, President and CEO of DirectTrust, Discusses Direct Exchange Transaction Momentum

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Scott Stuewe, President and CEO of DirectTrust, discusses how his organization recently announced 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, DirectMessage, podcast, Health IT Interoperability

PODCAST: RosettaHealth Introduces New HealthBus Microservices Capabilities

In the following RosettaHealth podcast interview, Buff Colchagoff, CEO of RosettaHealth, discusses the new micro-services toolkit now available as part of the company’s enhanced HealthBus solution.

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

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