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Mostashari Rant on "Walled Gardens"

by Wes Rishel  |  August 24, 2012

In the innovative style of this ONC we had a new first today, a dramatic reading from a federal regulation. One of the concessions to comments in the final rule...

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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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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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OK, XML Schema Does Earn its Keep in HL7

by Wes Rishel  |  December 31, 2011

In Does XML Schema Earn its Keep? I argued that XML schema was of little use in validating HL7 messages and document, and an obstacle to adopting other, more concise...

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Does XML Schema Earn its Keep?

by Wes Rishel  |  December 28, 2011

Keith Boone continues his campaign to make V3 comprehensible with an excellent post on ordering in XML schema and an idea that could overcome one of the fundamental flaws in...

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HL7's Position on CIMI

by Wes Rishel  |  December 15, 2011

Gary Dickinson raised an important issue in commenting on my post. He said: A fact check might have better served your endorsement of CIMI. First Stan makes the statement that...

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ELINCS: Doing Lab Orders Standards Right

by Wes Rishel  |  December 8, 2011

On Wednesday the California Healthcare Foundation published Request for Proposals: Using Electronic Data Standards to Communicate Laboratory Orders. CHCF actually lives up to an important but seldom-followed precept of standards:...

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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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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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Surescripts Announcement Confirms Simple Interop Incremental Approach

by Wes Rishel  |  October 28, 2010

Gartner analysts do not write vendor evaluations on our blogs. However, I published a Gartner First Take on the Surescripts announcement on Thursday at Surescripts Changes the Health Information Exchange...

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