Entries Tagged as 'open source'
by Wes Rishel | July 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
We all know why distributed query “can’t work.” OTOH, things are only impossible until they’re not. It’s time to decide if we are approaching a cusp of possibility. We have new resources (more EHRS, a fundamental secure communications infrastructure and standard coding systems in support of meaningful use requirements). It is time to assemble a group of users and vendors willing to look at this issue intensely but pragmatically.
Category: Healthcare Providers Interoperability Vertical Industries Tags: Direct Project, distributed query, EHR, Health Information Exchange, Healthcare Interoperability, Healthcare Providers, open source, PCAST Report, public health
by Wes Rishel | February 26, 2010 | 1 Comment
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 was to encourage groups to form up and try it. ONC has followed this topic and offered many favorable comments. As it works out they [...]
Category: Interoperability Vertical Industries Tags: EHR, EMR, Health Internet, Health IT, Healthcare Interoperability, Healthcare Providers, Meaningful Use, open source, Stimulus
by Wes Rishel | January 16, 2010 | Comments Off
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 of EHRs, which is now up to 41% by physician count. With his permission I am including portions of his email here: We did use [...]
Category: Healthcare Providers Interoperability Vertical Industries Tags: ARRA, disease registry, EHR, EMR, Health Information Exchange, Health Internet, Health IT, Healthcare Interoperability, Healthcare Providers, HIE, Humboldt Country, Meaningful Use, open source, p4p, patient ID, Stimulus