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  • VA keeps eyes on the prize: Interoperability for Veterans

    Paul Black
    April 18, 2018

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) understands the importance of seamless data exchange for these patients and their families – no matter where or when they see a clinician. Read more…

  • When it comes to interoperability, we need to think big

    Paul Black
    March 02, 2018

    KLAS released a report this week that looks at interoperability through a specific lens: connectivity through “plug-and-play” services. To make progress, we must continue to think big and not settle for a narrow perspective. Read more…

  • Interoperability for all

    Paul Black
    February 14, 2018

    Interoperability is the foundation for advancing healthcare. To do what’s best for patients, providers need to coordinate care across the entire continuum. And no one should settle for less. Read more…

  • Calm during the storm: How interoperability helped hospitals during the hurricanes

    Jim Brulé
    January 09, 2018

    Dr. Jim Jirjis, Chief Health Information Officer at HCA Healthcare, shared two compelling stories about what interoperability meant to teams evacuating patients before recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Read more…

  • Top 10 client stories of 2017

    Ann Marie Beasley
    December 28, 2017

    There are countless stories of how our clients' achievements are advancing healthcare. Here are the most-read, most-shared client stories of 2017. Read more…

  • Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    February 07, 2017

    With the number of clinical quality measures required today, there is an abundance of data. But what should we do with all of this information? I ran across a recent example of a data-driven initiative that was both simple and effective. It’s a collaborative health-improvement model (funded by a grant from Pfizer), and it focused on increasing pneumococcal vaccination rates. And it worked beautifully. Read more…

  • Right-sized care: acute intervention in an ambulatory setting

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    January 24, 2017

    As a pediatrician, I find that there are times when my patients require a specific acute intervention – but they don’t need the full hospital experience. Outpatient clinics face many scenarios when an intermediary care setting would be ideal. Holston Medical Group (HMG), a large multi-specialty physician group based in Kingsport, Tennessee, U.S.A., has developed its own response to this challenge: The Extensivist Clinic. Read more…

  • Lessons from the field: How to maximize the potential of genomic information

    Assaf Halevy
    October 04, 2016

    As the industry recognizes the potential of genomic information to revolutionize healthcare delivery, experts describe the many challenges and opportunities related to precision medicine. A recent Health Data Management article, WEDI: EHR support for genomic medicine lacking, reviews highlights of a white paper from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Genomics Workgroup. Read more…

  • Briefing Congress on health IT innovation

    Paul Black
    September 16, 2016

    This week I testified before the United States House of Representatives. It was an honor to represent the healthcare IT industry and share how innovations are driving efficiencies and improvements. Here are excerpts from that testimony: Despite some bumps in the road, as can be expected in times of change, there have been huge leaps forward in our industry in recent years that never would have happened had Congress not provided the impetus for ubiquitous adoption of electronic health records (EHRs). Read more…

  • Pop Health Forum discussions offer hopeful outlook for interoperability

    Martha Thorne
    July 12, 2016

    At the 2016 Pop Health Forum, healthcare providers delved into one of the industry’s most pressing issues: How do we meet demand on the fee-for-service side while simultaneously controlling risk on the value-based-care side? Allscripts Vice President of Solutions Management Jim Bresee helped address that question in this video: Read more…

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