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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

Column Health: Cutting-Edge Substance Use Treatment to Tackle Opioid Crisis

According to the CDC, there have been more than 700,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017. In addition, 68 percent of drug overdoses in the U.S. involved a opioid.

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Topics: interoperability, EHR, health data exchange

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, Health IT Interoperability, health data sharing

Health Data Analytics Providers: Top 5 Reasons to Leverage Cloud-Based Interoperability

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.

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Topics: MU3, interoperability, security, RosettaHealth, HISP, healthcare, cloud-based, data access

DirectTrust’s Take on TEFCA and Future of Interoperability

With the ONC releasing the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) for public comment earlier this month, many are applauding how this new framework will finally break down the barriers of health data exchange.

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Topics: interoperability, HITExchange, health data sharing

Going from “Good to Great” in the HIT Interoperability Arena

What is the connection between the classic business book, “Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap ... and Others Don't” and HIT Interoperability?  

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Topics: interoperability, HIT, Health IT Interoperability

Expanding and Maintaining the RosettaHealth Platform with Zero Downtime

Our SaaS-based solution, which makes electronic health record exchange affordable and ubiquitous, has grown substantially from its beginnings three years ago.

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Topics: interoperability, health information exchange, cloud-based SaaS, SaaS-based solution, scalable solution, secure solution, standards-based solution, HIE

Internet Health Management Magazine: Multi-Lingual Solutions for Effective Patient Data Transfer

When it comes to doing business internationally, global companies can only be successful when employees and teams effectively speak different languages, and understand the cultural differences in various regions around the globe.  

Likewise, if you want to move Health IT data between systems, today’s organizations need the right translator to make this possible. While this is not a problem of “language” per se, the issue is with systems not being able to effectively talk to each other. 

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Topics: interoperability, Big Data, SaaS, cloud-based SaaS, data transport, magazine article, data access

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

Data Transport: The Other Component of Interoperability

I was at a recent HIT conference, and noted that several speakers talked about interoperability. What each of them failed to say was that transport is a big barrier. Their interoperability emphasis was on the complexity of payload – the data that will be exchanged - ranging from identifying and matching patients, reconciling coding (LOINC –vs- SNOMED), defining minimal datasets, etc. Each of these speakers failed to mention the other component of interoperability (What is interoperability?).

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Topics: interoperability, LTPAC, Post-Acute Care Facilities, Data, data exchange, data transport