Direct is not just email; it supports sending structured data from one system to another. The direct glass may only be half full, but you can die of thirst waiting for half-empty glasses to be filled.
Entries Tagged as 'simple interop'
by Wes Rishel | March 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
by Wes Rishel | December 15, 2011 | 7 Comments
I strongly urge HL7 NOT to take a preemptive, doctrinaire “not invented here” position with respect to CIMI until the actual value of CIMI work product can be evaluated.
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.
by Wes Rishel | February 18, 2011 | Comments Off
The Direct Project skips the “valley of we could do” to debut in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase on the “plateau of “we are doing.”
by Wes Rishel | February 7, 2011 | 1 Comment
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 Project set a new speed record, going from a basic idea to actual production use for exchanging healthcare information in 11 months.
Category: Healthcare Providers Interoperability Uncategorized Tags: Direct Project, Health Information Exchange, Health Internet, Healthcare Interoperability, Meaningful Use, NHIN Direct, PCAST Report, simple interop, ULS, ultra large systems
by Wes Rishel | October 28, 2010 | Comments Off
Our feeling was that the simple Interop would attract companies that would start up without grants and creatively find value propositions to repay their investment. This notion of enabling free enterprise seems to have paid off.
by Wes Rishel | June 13, 2010 | 11 Comments
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 as opposed to so many meetings where the opposite of speaking usually is not “listening” but “waiting to speak.” Sean characterized the split in the [...]
Category: Healthcare Providers Interoperability Vertical Industries Tags: ARRA, EHR, Health Information Exchange, Health IT, Healthcare Interoperability, HIE, Meaningful Use, NHIN, NHIN Direct, RESTful Web Services, simple interop, UDDI