Accessing the right clinical information at the point of care truly changes everything. Here’s a real-world example: An elderly patient came in for glaucoma surgery. During the pre-op exam, the care team detected a cardiac issue. Normally, the surgeon would have cancelled the surgery and written a referral to have… Read More
November 13, 2018

Author: Brian Ahier There is a great deal of discussion on the subject of interoperability lately. Continuing the theme of an upgrade to this important notion leads me to today’s post. Interoperability 2.0 can best be achieved through collaboration. No single entity has the capacity to ensure seamless, ubiquitous, nationwide… Read More
May 22, 2018

AUTHORS: Eric Crawford, Director of Product Management, and Adam Bell, Senior Director, Advisory Services Department Part 3: Innovation through Workflow Integration The SDoH burden score helps healthcare providers to understand holistic population profiles so that care providers can better address the needs of a population. In order to be truly… Read More
April 19, 2018

AUTHORS: Eric Crawford, Director of Product Management, and Adam Bell, Senior Director, Advisory Services Department Part 2: Contextualized Population Profiles The first step in creating a holistic model of care is to begin with the end in mind.  This includes bringing together multiple data sources from across the entire community… Read More
April 12, 2018

AUTHORS: Eric Crawford, Director of Product Management, and Adam Bell, Senior Director, Advisory Services Department Introduction to Blog Series “Interoperability” has historically been used by industry professionals to describe the technical details of connecting disparate systems together.  For many years, hospitals, providers, and ancillary services have built advanced networks that remove… Read More
April 2, 2018

Author: Brian Ahier The HIMSS conference this year had some key themes that I would like to highlight: Interoperability is king CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced new MyHealthEData initiative with a strong focus on interoperability, information blocking and patient access Open APIs for data exchange will be required… Read More
March 19, 2018

Author: Andrew Biviano Last week we continued our three-part blog series by reviewing how data can be organized once it’s consumed within the healthcare data platform, so as to add value and be more useful to stakeholders.  To conclude the series, let’s consider “interoperability 2.0” concepts in terms of how… Read More
March 1, 2018

Author: Andrew Biviano Last week we kicked off our three-part blog series with a look at how a new generation of interoperability may be applied to the ingest of data into a healthcare data platform.  Next let’s consider “interoperability 2.0” concepts in terms of how data can be organized to… Read More
February 21, 2018

Author: Andrew Biviano For close to ten years now, the healthcare industry has largely traded paper silos of medical records for digital ones called EHRs.  Similarly, initial attempts at interoperability, designed to offer baseline standards for exchanging healthcare data, have traded floods of faxes for floods of HL7 transactions and… Read More
February 15, 2018

Author: Brian Ahier I have been talking and writing a lot about the concept of Interoperability 2.0 as I see a strong need for an upgrade to our interoperability capabilities in the healthcare industry. 2018 is going to see interoperability come even more to the forefront as regulatory action, pressure… Read More
February 12, 2018
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