• 14 APR 15
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    HIEs Form National Association to Speak with One Voice

    Health Data Management  Joseph Goedert  APR 3, 2015  7:22am ET Nineteen health information exchanges have officially launched the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative, a new trade association for HIEs, and are seeking additional members. The HIEs announced in December 2014 that they were working on developing SHIEC to enable the industry to speak with one voice

    • 13 APR 15
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    Overcoming Health Info Exchange Blocking

    Gov Info Security By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, April 10, 2015 ONC Study Points to Missteps Among Providers, Tech Companies The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has issued a new report to Congress outlining how the secure exchange of health information is sometimes intentionally and unreasonably blocked by healthcare organizations, technology services providers and

    • 10 APR 15
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    How Does Competition Impact Healthcare Interoperability?

    HIT Interoperability By Kyle Murphy, PhD on April 09, 2015 The Federal Trade Commission has weighed in on the nationwide interoperability roadmap drafted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and identified aspects of the plan that could have a negative impact on competition. In a letter to National Coordinator Karen

    • 10 APR 15
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    ‘Action First’ Vital in Health Information Exchange

    EHR Intelligence Author Vera Gruessner | Date April 8, 2015 The conversation within the health IT industry and federal agencies is geared toward health information exchange (HIE) and improving data sharing through EHR systems. More healthcare providers and EHR vendors are joining forces to fully implement the exchange of data between hospitals, laboratories, physician practices, pharmacies,