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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

Major EHR Vendors Reveal Their Interoperability Efforts

When it comes to health data interoperability, major electronic health record (EHR) vendors are becoming more transparent with their efforts, as highlighted in this recent Healthcare IT News article.

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Topics: interoperability, health data exchange, health data sharing

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

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, podcast, 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