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What is a Provider to You?

By Jarod Olds | July 06, 2016

In the modern world of healthcare, various definitions arise when it comes to the precise meaning of the ‘Provider’ – is it the actual physician interacting with patients on a face-to-face basis or is it the larger group/institution that ‘provides’ care to the public and...

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Addressing the Address Issue in the “Good Neighbor” Policy

By Skylar Hinrichs | June 29, 2016

 

It is clear that health systems throughout the country are struggling with the inflow of direct addresses and an EMR's “Good Neighbor Policy.” This is an EMR rule where hospitals share provider directories (for example Epic's CareEverywhere and Cerner's Resonance)....

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Creating Healthcare Big Data Lakes Can Improve Operational Efficiency Enterprise-wide

By Will Baker | December 10, 2015

Today’s traditional IT infrastructures often lack the scalability, performance, and analytical capability to help a healthcare organization make timely and targeted decisions. How can a healthcare organization take analytics to the next level to achieve organizational...

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Secure communication of clinical information is the name of the game

By Peter White | September 22, 2015

David Rath’s article in the September 7, 2015, issue of Healthcare Informatics titled: “Is Direct the Rodney Dangerfield of Interoperability?” makes some excellent points.

According to the HealthIT.gov web site, the Direct Project was created to specify a simple, secure,...

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HIMSS 2015 Update: Interoperability a big topic at this years HIMSS Conference and Exhibition

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | April 13, 2015

Interoperability seems to be this year’s theme so far at the 2015 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. As several of the industry’s professionals have organized and gathered under one roof, the push to have healthcare experts assist in the design and implementation of...

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HIMSS Update: Phynd in the Interoperability Showcase with vendors including Epic & Philips

By Thomas White | April 06, 2015

The Phynd team will be in Chicago at HIMSS 2015 participating in the Health Journey of a patient in the Interoperability Showcase (Booth 2084) with Epic, Philips and others. From the HIMSS website “The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, in partnership with IHE, is a live...

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