• 28 MAY 15
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    EHR Interoperability Stalled Due to Information Blocking

    EHR Intelligence  Author Vera Gruessner | Date May 21, 2015 When it comes to the practice of medicine and drug discovery, the federal government plays a role in supporting these sectors and developing legislation that opens up avenues for healthcare professionals and scientific researchers. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has gone forward with

    • 28 MAY 15
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    The FHIR Train Leaves the Station

    iHealthBeat by Ken Terry, iHealthBeat Contributing Reporter Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), a new standards framework from HL7, is starting to get traction in the industry as the latest focus of interoperability efforts. According to proponents of the rapidly evolving approach, FHIR promises to facilitate health information exchange, broaden the capabilities of electronic

    • 28 MAY 15
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    Federal Workgroup Critical of EHR Decertification

    Health Data Management   Greg Slabodkin MAY 27, 2015 Data blocking and decertification of electronic health records continue to be a hot topic of debate in federal policy circles. Some see decertification of EHR products that block data sharing as a lever for promoting interoperability of health information technology industry-wide. Others worry of unintended consequences. Congress

    • 29 APR 15
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    EHR Vendors Sound Off on Plan for National Interoperability

    Health Data Management   Joseph Goedert  APR 27, 2015  7:12am ET Recent comments from the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association on a proposed national health information technology Interoperability Roadmap urge that parts of the project move swiftly while other initiatives should slow down. In a letter to National Coordinator for HIT Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the association urges