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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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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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Lessons From the Putative Failure of HL7 V3

by Wes Rishel  |  August 16, 2011

Graham Grieve, a major participant in HL7 standards writes HL7 needs a fresh look because V3 has failed. I agree with much of what he says, in particular his distinction between clinical...

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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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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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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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NHIN Direct and Strange Bedfellows

by Wes Rishel  |  June 13, 2010

Sean Nolan’s blog highlights that NHIN Direct has stumbled on a “tough” decision. We didn’t come to agreement on the backbone protocol despite an absolutely outstanding process for increasing understanding...

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