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NIEM: Be Careful What You Wish For

by Wes Rishel  |  September 22, 2010

Two years ago I wrote Without Profiler-Enforcers, Healthcare IT Standards Cannot Enable Interoperability for Gartner clients. It argues that achieving interoperability for clinical data requires a single entity with three characteristics: (a)...

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Plug for Motorcycle Guy's Map of CDA/XDS

by Wes Rishel  |  July 5, 2010

If you follow health IT standards and haven't seen it, I recommend a look Keith Boone's Where in the World is CDA and XDS. This is a sexy presentation and...

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NHIN Direct: Response to Comment on Vendor Positions

by Wes Rishel  |  June 17, 2010

Today Anand Shroff replied to my prior post with some very provoking questions. I have added emphasis in quoting his reply. Wes – are you detecting a split between EMR vendors...

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Simple Interop Gets Respectable: More News at HIMSS

by Wes Rishel  |  February 26, 2010

Many people have contacted me about getting started with Simple Interop. I have been lining up some Web resources to host a series of "birds of a feather" discussions. The goal...

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Simple Interop: A PowerPoint Presentation

by Wes Rishel  |  January 24, 2010

Sir Blogsalot has written quite a bit about the idea of simple interoperation, each post developing some aspect of the idea. Recently I combined all the ideas in a single...

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More on Humboldt Country EHRs and Interop

by Wes Rishel  |  January 16, 2010

After publishing “It Takes a Region:” Progress Without EHRs I received an email from Alan Glaseroff updating me on the current state of the chronic disease efforts and the proliferation...

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Simple Interop: The Payload

by Wes Rishel  |  January 4, 2010

In Simple Interop: Use Cases we set the challenge of communicating among people and Health IT systems in a manner that does not create a “walled community” where all those...

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Simple Interop: Use Cases

by Wes Rishel  |  January 4, 2010

This post zeroes in on exactly why the simple interop approach is important. It does so by listing a number of use cases. They illustrate the issues of getting to...

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Simple Interop: the PHR

by Wes Rishel  |  December 31, 2009

This post seeks not to define the full scope of interactions of a PHR but simply to define a simple connection between PHRs and other health IT systems. We make...

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Simple Interop: Definitions

by Wes Rishel  |  December 30, 2009

There are many definitions to certain common terms associated with healthcare information exchange. These are definitions that I am using in preparing the “simple interop” series of posts. These definitions...

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