Tag Archives: interoperability

Regulation, Reimbursement, and Interoperability Block Health Systems’ Digital Transformation – The State of Healthcare in 2021 From HIMSS

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic motivated health care providers, payers, and patients to adopt digital tools and contact-less services, allowing people to deliver and receive medical care. Still, 18 months into the pandemic, now endemic and in its fourth wave of cases spiking around the world and in many parts of the… Read More »

Amazon Web Services exec talks interoperability lessons from the past year

The biggest barrier to physicians having the most complete medical history for their patients at every point of patient care is the lack of interoperability among information systems. This prevents electronic health records and data from other systems from following a patient. A manual, time-consuming process is required to bring this information together. However, this… Read More »

Payers are working to meet deadline for interoperability mandate

Health insurers face a July 1, 2021 deadline to meet Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, or FHIR, interoperability standards for patients to access their clinical data through a member application such as a mobile device. Many payers are nervous about having a plan in place by October or November to have time to deploy new technical… Read More »

HHS announces interoperability innovation awardees for FHIR scalability, patient engagement

Two interoperability projects will get a funding boost from the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology, or LEAP in Health IT program, launched by the The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information IT. WHY IT MATTERSThe LEAP in Health IT awardees will get address fast emerging and future challenges to advance… Read More »