Tag Archives: Interoperability

Health IT 2020: Patient engagement, human-centered tech, interoperability

The beginning of this new year sees keen healthcare industry observers looking forward to get a handle on what health IT will bring in the months ahead. Healthcare IT News asked Dr. Tashfeen Ekram, chief medical officer and co-founder at patient engagement technology vendor Luma Health, to offer his observations on health IT for provider organizations… Read More »

Google Cloud says HIMSS20 attendees should eye AI, interoperability and security

There will be many technologies, strategies and trends discussed at HIMSS20 in March. But which are most important? Which deserve the time and attention of healthcare CIOs and other leaders? Healthcare IT News spoke with Dr. Joe Corkery, director of product, healthcare and life sciences, at Google Cloud (Booth 3729), to get his expert view… Read More »

Policy changes, AI, consumerism, top interoperability trends for 2020

The new consumer-driven health information ecosystem is transforming the way health systems deliver care. As always, interoperability – be it among care teams or across disparate settings – is a key challenge. While major strides are being taken to improve the way medical data and electronic health records can be transferred, analyzed and shared, major… Read More »

Seqster unveils new interoperability capabilities for its data aggregation platform

Seqster, the cloud-based data management platform, has added new interoperability features it says will help its customers more easily share longitudinal health information across various sources. Seqster 5.0 will be showcased at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco next week. WHY IT MATTERSSeqster says the new additions to to the platform have boosted d… Read More »

Why interoperability matters to the current and future state of healthcare

In the modern world of healthcare, it’s critical for technology to be interoperable. Different EHR systems must have the ability to exchange information between providers. Offering better workflows, improved clarity, and better patient care, true interoperability between systems, however, remains elusive. Fundamentally, interoperability delivers the opportunity for better care coordination and lower healthcare costs. The… Read More »

The good, the bad, and the hopeful in new interoperability plans from Washington

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS Robust exchange of health information is absolutely critical to improving health care quality and lowering costs. In the last few months, government leaders at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have advanced ambitious policies to make interoperability a reality. Overall, this is a great thing. However, there are places… Read More »