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Blog posts tagged with interoperability

  • 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…

  • Interoperability’s new reality

    Tina Joros
    March 23, 2018

    The concept of interoperability is everywhere. We are moving beyond a 1:1, linear approach, to a robust network that enables us to move data in more directions than ever before Read more…

  • What health IT can learn from the hurricanes

    Kendall Brown
    March 21, 2018

    In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma forced more than 6 million Floridians to evacuate from their homes. I was one of them. Here are a few highlights from the HIMSS18 panel called Learning from the Devastating Effects of Three Hurricanes: The Critical Role of Health IT. 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…

  • The interoperable healthcare our Veterans deserve 4

    Paul Black
    October 30, 2017

    We owe our Veterans and service members respect, gratitude and an effective healthcare system that delivers seamless care to them and their families, no matter where they see a healthcare professional. Read more…

  • Introducing our new podcast series: Allscripts On Call 4

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 15, 2017

    Allscripts On Call will share insights on industry trends, help tell our clients’ stories and introduce new voices to the conversation. Read more…

  • Why health IT has failed patients 11

    Paul Black
    May 08, 2017

    The health IT industry will succeed only when it recognizes that what truly matters – the sole reason health IT exists – is to ensure better care for patients. Read more…

  • Why do clinicians resist interoperability? 1

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    May 04, 2017

    For clinicians, interoperability is the ability to immediately access, view and use relevant patient information, including that which exists in other systems, from their own electronic health record (EHR). Interoperability is vital, but it remains an unmet challenge in health care. We all agree it is important, so how do we advance connected care across settings? We must first understand a clinician’s perspective. To that end, I offer “A Day in the life of Dr. Jen:” Read more…

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