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July 17, 2018 | Interoperability

The American Medical Informatics Association announced a new fellow program to recognize leading members in informatics skill and knowledge. The Fellow of AMIA Applied Informatics Recognition Program will foster growth members who have…

July 11, 2018 | Interoperability

A custom-built computer, dubbed SpiNNaker, which mimics the brain’s neural networks, is helping researchers learn more about conditions including epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

"SpiNNaker can support detailed biological models of the…

July 10, 2018 | Interoperability

Wearables are widely known to count steps—but some people are counting on the devices to monitor their heart rate while using drugs. They count on wearables to determine the physical impact of the substance and they should continue using.

July 05, 2018 | Interoperability

The American Medical Association recognized three startups as winners in its AMA Healthcare Interoperability and Innovation Challenge. The contest awarded $50,000 in Google Cloud credits to three companies with proposals to best use patient-…

June 21, 2018 | Interoperability

CMS has announced the launch of the Data Element Library (DEL)—databaste for supporting the…

June 06, 2018 | Interoperability

Hospitals that have implemented an interoperable health information exchange have prioritized sharing data within their organization (intra-system) over sharing data between different organizations (inter-system), according to a study published…

June 01, 2018 | Interoperability

Health information exchanges (HIE) may be able to lower costs, improve patient safety and reduce duplicated procedures, according to a study published April 28 in

April 23, 2018 | EHR & EMR

As a result of the implementation of varying electronic health record (EHR) systems, 36 percent of medical record administrators struggle with the exchange of patient health records with providers with differing EHR platforms. Findings were…

April 20, 2018 | Interoperability

TriHealth, a Cincinnati-based health system, has announced a $10…

April 09, 2018 | Interoperability

The American Medical Association has joined with Google to kick off a contest to collect ideas of novel approaches to improving mobile health technology, including wearables and smartphone apps, to improve the flow of information between patients…

April 06, 2018 | Interoperability

HHS’s Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released an online guide for patients and caregivers to improve the utilization of patient portals and access to health information.

The …

March 06, 2018 | Interoperability

Thousands of professionals are touching down in Las Vegas for the 2018 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. To help prep visitors, Brian Mack, manager of marketing and communications for Great Lakes Health…

March 06, 2018 | Interoperability

Susan Snedaker, MBA, director of infrastructure and operations and information security officer at Tucson Medical Center in Arizona, will be given the HIMSS Book of the Year award at the organization’s yearly show running this week in Las Vegas…

March 02, 2018 | Interoperability

eClinicalWorks will announce the launch of a cloud-based platform for Acute Care EHR and Revenue Cycle Management during HIMSS18.

“From a clinical standpoint, a unified EHR allows us to offer safer and more efficient care to our patients…

February 14, 2018 | Interoperability

Transitioning to a cloud-based system brings many benefits—but only if the technology is implemented and utilized with methods that lead to optimization. In a recent post by MeriTalk, authors outlined the five best practices for organizations…

February 13, 2018 | Interoperability

Children’s National Health System has chosen Artifact Health’s mobile physician query solution to improve the quality of its patient records and ensure full reimbursement.

“Artifact’s mobile query solution gives physicians an easier way to…

February 08, 2018 | Interoperability

Electronic patient portals have been increasingly utilized in the past few years, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Patient portals allow…

January 24, 2018 | Interoperability

Apple has announced a new update for the Health app with the iOS 11.3 beta, which allows users to access medical records from various healthcare organizations through their iPhone.

The updated Health Records section within the Health app on…

January 23, 2018 | Interoperability

A computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system with a clinical decision support (CDS) system could reduce duplicate medications and adverse drug reactions, according to a study published in

December 05, 2017 | Interoperability

In the report,"Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health"  from the de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of…

November 10, 2017 | Interoperability

The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced the winners of its Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge.

The matching of patient data from one provider with data to similar patients in other…