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Posts from Date:   2011-2

On Molecules, Buckets and the UEL

by Wes Rishel  |  February 19, 2011

The UEL in the PCAST report is a simple metadata wrapper that encompasses the long view of the evolution of standards and technology. I like it.

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Something Really Different at the HIMSS Interop Showcase

by Wes Rishel  |  February 18, 2011

The Direct Project skips the “valley of we could do” to debut in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase on the “plateau of “we are doing.”

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PCAST Opportunity: Documents vs. “Atomic Data Elements”

by Wes Rishel  |  February 13, 2011

The PCAST report is an opportunity to redirect ONC resources to meets the short term goals associated with the HITECH, support more nimble development of standards for clinical data that are less arcane, and set a long-term direction that enables more innovative use of IT in healthcare. Here is what ONC should do.

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On The Direct Project, PCAST and Ultra Large Systems

by Wes Rishel  |  February 7, 2011

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.

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