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.
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.
Google knows more about you than your mom, privacy needs to be redefined and HIPAA is a weak baseline, said Deborah Peel, MD, founder of the group Patient Privacy Rights, in an interview on all things privacy and Big Data.
At the recent Dell World conference I had the opportunity to try out a slew of new Windows 8 devices. I was struck by how many potential healthcare applications this new platform and the mobile devices it has spawned will be available.
Adopting the cloud in health is not so much a question of “if” anymore as it is a question of “when”. With all the confusion over the many cloud productivity solutions in the market, how do you align your decision around what matters most to your healthcare organization? The five things you need to know when moving to cloud productivity checklist provides five key considerations health organizations should look for in a cloud solutions provider.
Northern Ireland's health minister will be in Boston with dozens of other European health leaders this week, and he's hoping to build the province's tech reputation and talking of some of his agency's IT and mobile health initiatives.
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.
Despite having so very much to gain, health organizations typically overpay but under-produce when it comes to information technology. Here are a dozen reasons why that is, according to one consultancy paper.
Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) and ICA, a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care coordination and health information exchange (HIE), announced today that KHIN has launched Direct messaging capabilities for providers in the state of Kansas through Health Information Service Protocol (HISP) transactions.
PatientOrderSets.com is pleased to announce that its EntryPoint software module was certified on May 30th, 2012 under ICSA Labs' ONC-ATCB Electronic Health Record program. The program ensures EntryPoint is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
As we continue the journey to protect corporate data that is accessed from personal mobile devices, we're developing increasingly rigorous policies that rebalance individual preferences with corporate compliance requirements.
I am privileged to work with the ONC and six different states that are responding to the Consumer Innovation Challenge. The goal of the Challenge is to rapidly create a project that will provide patients with access to their health information within six months.