Wes Rishel

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Lessons From the Putative Failure of HL7 V3

by Wes Rishel  |  August 16, 2011  |  4 Comments

Recent blogs to the contrary, HL7 V3 has been a limited success, particularly with CDA documents. In taking up a Fresh Look, HL7 must consider the differences between CDA and V3 messaging and learn some important lessons.

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On eBay, the Fax and Healthcare Interop

by Wes Rishel  |  November 22, 2009  |  6 Comments

This is a reply to Shane Taylor’s interesting comment on my Simple Healthcare Interop for Easy Applications post. I am using his comment as an opportunity to flog some important notions. Notion 1: You Can’t Step on Someone’s Toes with a Thoughtful Blog Comment Shane expressed a concern that his reply might be considered inappropriate. […]

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Health 2.0: Take a Lesson From the Web

by Wes Rishel  |  November 18, 2009  |  9 Comments

Believe it or not, this is about the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) and maybe the Health Internet, whatever that turns out to be. But I’ll get back to that. As discussed in Healthcare 2.0: Better Tweetment? I am on a mission to find concrete value propositions for Health 2.0. By this I mean not […]

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The Health Internet

by Wes Rishel  |  October 19, 2009  |  1 Comment

High hopes the Health Internet will solve four challenges and take a lesson from the last disruptive technology in health interoperability: the fax machine.

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Healthcare 2.0: Better Tweetment?

by Wes Rishel  |  April 12, 2009  |  2 Comments

I enjoyed Carleen Hawn’s Take Two Aspirin And Tweet Me In The Morning: How Twitter, Facebook, And Other Social Media Are Reshaping Health Care. Not the typical “wall of evidence” from Health Affairs, but numerous well-chosen and credible anecdotes. These make a credible case for at least two advantages for e-enabled healthcare social network software […]

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