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What is Wrong with Interoperability (in healthcare)?

by Andrew White  |  September 30, 2016

I have to put the tired old record here we go.... Interoperability (we need to argue what we mean by this term) cannot work effectively if organizations only focus...

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Looking at Health IT: when integration isn't enough

by Andrew White  |  June 13, 2016

I really liked the article by the Fred Bazzoli, editor in chief at Health Data Management.  The article, titled "Why EHR implementation is only half the battle", explains succinctly that...

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Healthcare Industry Awash with Integration but little Meaningful Data

by Andrew White  |  June 3, 2016

I had a wry smile on my face when I read this article today: Data Integration Continues to Bedevil Healthcare Industry.  I felt I knew where the article was coming...

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Health IT - Senator's blast ONC's Interoperability Roadmap correctly, but for the wrong reasons...

by Andrew White  |  March 9, 2015

I blogged last month (Health IT Roadmap for Industry Interoperability - where is the data quality?) that the Office of the National Coordinator of Heath IT (ONC) and its recently...

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Health IT Roadmap for Industry Interoperability - where is the data quality?

by Andrew White  |  February 3, 2015

I was perusing, as one does, the newly released "Connecting Health and Care for the Nation - A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap", issued by the Office of the National Coordinator...

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Healthcare Industry: Information Interoperability 2.0. Honest...

by Andrew White  |  December 3, 2014

I read with great interest a piece today that came to me via my inbox.  It was from Health Data Management and the article was titled, 'Learning Health System' Requires Interoperable...

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Health IT (HIT) Strategy to get-with-the-times and “get some big data”?

by Andrew White  |  October 1, 2014

I saw an article in Information Management today that reported on an update from Karen DeSalvo, M.D., National Coordinator for HIT, who spoke at a conference this week.  She is...

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We Need To Unboggle Health Information Queries

by Wes Rishel  |  February 12, 2013

Health Information Exchange (the verb) requires a massively complicated boggle of policy, trust and technology issues. In 2010 ONC chose to carve “push transactions” out of the boggle. It asked...

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A Much-Needed Nudge for Stage 2 Interoperability

by Wes Rishel  |  January 6, 2013

The chatter on the HL7 Strucdoc list server this month claims that two EHRs that are fully conform to the HL7 Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) may not interoperate, so the organizations using them could...

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+4 For Micky Tripathi on HIE

by Wes Rishel  |  June 27, 2012

In The Dangers of Too Much Ambition in Health Information Exchange Micky gets straight to the source of so much frustration in building health information exchanges (HIEs) and created a very...

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