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Health IT - Senator's blast ONC's Interoperability Roadmap correctly, but for the wrong reasons...

by Andrew White  |  March 9, 2015

I blogged last month (Health IT Roadmap for Industry Interoperability - where is the data quality?) that the Office of the National Coordinator of Heath IT (ONC) and its recently...

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Health IT Roadmap for Industry Interoperability - where is the data quality?

by Andrew White  |  February 3, 2015

I was perusing, as one does, the newly released "Connecting Health and Care for the Nation - A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap", issued by the Office of the National Coordinator...

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Healthcare Industry: Information Interoperability 2.0. Honest...

by Andrew White  |  December 3, 2014

I read with great interest a piece today that came to me via my inbox.  It was from Health Data Management and the article was titled, 'Learning Health System' Requires Interoperable...

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Health IT (HIT) Strategy to get-with-the-times and “get some big data”?

by Andrew White  |  October 1, 2014

I saw an article in Information Management today that reported on an update from Karen DeSalvo, M.D., National Coordinator for HIT, who spoke at a conference this week.  She is...

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We Need To Unboggle Health Information Queries

by Wes Rishel  |  February 12, 2013

Health Information Exchange (the verb) requires a massively complicated boggle of policy, trust and technology issues. In 2010 ONC chose to carve “push transactions” out of the boggle. It asked...

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A Much-Needed Nudge for Stage 2 Interoperability

by Wes Rishel  |  January 6, 2013

The chatter on the HL7 Strucdoc list server this month claims that two EHRs that are fully conform to the HL7 Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) may not interoperate, so the organizations using them could...

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+4 For Micky Tripathi on HIE

by Wes Rishel  |  June 27, 2012

In The Dangers of Too Much Ambition in Health Information Exchange Micky gets straight to the source of so much frustration in building health information exchanges (HIEs) and created a very...

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The Biggest Healthcare Interop Issue: Frozen Interface Syndrome

by Wes Rishel  |  April 13, 2012

Remember the term "bilateral asynchronous cutover." By the end of this post you will understand and like it. You may even want to mention it in comments on the current...

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A New Approach to Clinical Interop in Stage 2 Meaningful Use

by Wes Rishel  |  March 19, 2012

The certification regulations associated with Meaningful Use Stage 1 (§ 170.205) called for using the HITSP C32 as the specification for the Continuity of Care Document (CCD). The NPRM for...

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"Direct" is Much More than Email

by Wes Rishel  |  March 6, 2012

As the trades rush be "firstest" with interesting or alarming info on the meaningful use Stage 2 NPRMs, we are seeing the observation that the health information exchange  envisioned in Stage...

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