HIE research aims to help with technical and business skills for query-based exchange, push notification and subscription services, provider directories, master data management and consumer engagement.
Reporting from CES, mHIMSS Editor Eric Wicklund explains that Reed Tuckson, MD, chief of medical affaris at UnitedHealth calls the industry a "runaway freight train of costs" that needs to be turned around.
Election uncertainty made holding off on a health insurance exchange or Medicaid expansion appealing to conservative Governors. And while many are still resisting, experts in the trenches believe that is on the verge of changing now that President Obama has been reelected.
Among more than a hundred ballot initiatives in 38 states, voters in conservative states passed symbolic constitutional amendments opposing the individual mandate, while Missouri's law limiting efforts to craft a state insurance exchange could have some unintended consequences.