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IT Management

Bills, Claims and Analysis: Blockchain in Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Increasing need to store and secure medical data, including sensitive patient information, is among key factors behind the expanded application of blockchain technology in healthcare. By 2025, it is estimated that global blockchain technology in healthcare market will be worth more than $1.636 billion.   This projection is contained in new research... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems... Read more

IT Management

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 21 Aug

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen , a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

IT Management

Survey Finds Privacy and Security Key Barriers to Interoperability

2019 02 Jul

  The exchange of health information between hospitals and other provider organisations could result in more efficient delivery of care. A new survey, however, finds that security and data privacy issues continue to pose a big challenge in promoting interoperability in healthcare . The survey was conducted by the Trusted Network Accreditation Program... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Digital Healthcare Show & ehi Live 2019

2019 26 Jun

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IT Management

NHS England barriers to interoperability

2018 22 May

A new report has identified key barriers to increased interoperability in NHS England, including inadequate technical and clinical standards as well as unwillingness to share data.  Although a substantial amount of patient data is being shared within the NHS – mostly via 61 local shared records across England – much of this sharing is limited... Read more

Health Management

Deep interoperability in healthcare

2018 25 Jan

T he view from KLAS on the state of data access for better care. According to a report by research body KLAS, “deep operability” has doubled but 86 percent of healthcare organisations have yet to report success. HealthManagement.org spoke with report co-author Colin Buckley on what this means for healthcare. Can you define ‘deep interoperability’?... Read more

IT Management

Impediments to EHR Interoperability

2017 20 Jun

A survey of health information exchange (HIE) professionals reveals that both EHR vendors and health systems are employing a variety of tactics – notably information blocking – that impede progress in EHR interoperability. “Half of respondents reported that EHR vendors routinely engage in information blocking, and 25 percent of respondents reported... Read more

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Price: Push for Interoperability Continues

2017 12 Mar

The Trump administration will continue to push interoperability in order to promote the growth of health information technology and electronic health records, according to HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price.   An article in Modern Healthcare says Price sent a letter to Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) to elaborate on policy positions he'd given during his congressional... Read more

Executive Health Management

C-suite: Key Challenges in Coming Year

2016 19 Dec

Healthcare executives say staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are among the leading challenges they have to contend with in 2017, according to a new survey by Premiere Inc. Another major concern is "interoperability", with nearly 60 percent of those surveyed saying their organisations are unable to access ambulatory data from their... Read more