Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) enable data sharing among neighboring healthcare organizations such as hospitals, labs, pharmacies and ambulatory practices and clinics. While the payer community largely sat on the sidelines in the early years of the HIE movement, they have recently become much more important players in this space.
I recently attended both the New Jersey and New York HIMSS annual conferences. Here are the discussions I found most notable.
Neal Patterson, Cerner co-founder and CEO, died Sunday of complications from cancer. He was 67.
Fast note, everyone!
In a continuation of the previous post, Glenn explores the challenges of integrating post-acute care data and how to prepare your organization for interoperability.
CIO Advisor Glenn Mamary discusses what’s driving hospitals to integrate their information systems with post-acute care facilities and outlines some of the benefits patients might expect.
For National Nurses Week, we caught up with Ron Lyse, a registered nurse serving as Manager of HIE and Integrated Systems Architecture for MemorialCare Health System in Fountain Valley, CA.
In early May, I attended this year’s UK e-Health Week, organised by HIMSS UK and BCS and held in Olympia, London. The agenda was dedicated to the many exciting IT related initiatives contained in the NHS Personalised Health and Care 2020 Framework and Five-Year Forward View.