Bob Brown and Steven Waldren, MD, outline the goals and the need for their joint effort, the Cure Project. The gist: Harness the healthcare community to define what IT functions various care settings need to the benefit of both providers and vendors. Just don't get hung up on what the technologies are called.
After apparently missing deadlines set by Australian officials, IBM's contract to build key components of a nationwide EHR has been nixed. Government health officials say they're going to take the reigns of the system.
The iHAP platform, currently in development, will enable agencies to glean insights from disparate data sources and use scientific and technical metrics with the goal of improving care and lowering costs.
-Orion Health, the leader in health information exchange (HIE) and healthcare integration solutions, and the North Carolina Health Information Exchange (NC HIE), today announced that NC HIE has expanded the reach and capabilities of the statewide HIE with the implementation of Orion Health Direct Secure Messaging, a secure communications network that will provide healthcare organizations throughout the state with an additional means of safely sharing health data between physicians and facilities. The success marks the latest milestone for NC HIE’s development of a robust exchange that connects providers, hospitals and public health departments throughout North Carolina. NC HIE already relies on Orion Health HIE, powered by Orion Health Rhapsody Integration Engine, Clinical Data Repository and Clinical Portal, as the technology backbone for the statewide exchange.
A new report from IDC shows the health information exchange market's priority shift toward transforming data into actionable information will enable emerging accountable care and collaborative care initiatives.
Mythics. Inc., an award winning Platinum level member in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), Oracle GSA Schedule Holder (GS-35F-0153M) and Oracle Specialized Consulting Partner, today announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Army contract for Oracle products. This agreement is a three-year contract and will allow the U.S. Army discounted access to many Oracle products including the Oracle Database, WebLogic, WebCenter Suite and Oracle Business Intelligence among others.