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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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Can Consumer Friendly Terms Ever be Standardized?

by Wes Rishel  |  September 11, 2011

Some involved in the search for an Entity Level Provider Directory are advocating for an approach that relies on search engines like Google and Bing and a modest approach to...

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ONC Moves on Sending Questions to the Data

by Wes Rishel  |  July 26, 2011

I am very proud of the  responses to my Send the Questions to the Data. They were thoughtful and fact-based contributions to the discussion. Of course, the post was prompted by...

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Send the Questions to the Data

by Wes Rishel  |  July 7, 2011

One of the insights of the PCAST report was the utility of sending the question to the data vs centralizing the data to answer questions.  It may take a long...

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Simple Provider Directories for Simple Interop

by Wes Rishel  |  May 27, 2011

Last year I blogged intensively in support of a notion of "simple interop." The blogs were instrumental in the formation of The Direct Project. Direct provides light-weight security for sending...

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Something Really Different at the HIMSS Interop Showcase

by Wes Rishel  |  February 18, 2011

Last I heard HIMSS was the second-biggest health provider IT tradeshow (after RSNA). Arguably the Interoperability Showcase at HIMSS would be the fourth or fifth largest if it were a...

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PCAST Opportunity: Documents vs. "Atomic Data Elements"

by Wes Rishel  |  February 13, 2011

The PCAST report represents an opportunity to redirect resources in a way that meets the short term goals associated with the HITECH, support more nimble development of standards for clinical...

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On The Direct Project, PCAST and Ultra Large Systems

by Wes Rishel  |  February 7, 2011

We are pleased that Aneesh Chopra, blogging from the White House,  recognized the early contribution of my blog in setting the direction that became the basis for The Direct Project. The Direct...

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