J2 Interactive Blog

J2 covers a wide range of topics related to healthcare IT, interoperability, and CRM for healthcare and life sciences organizations.

HIE-Payer Efforts Expand, But Challenges Remain

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Judy Wright Judy Wright

July 26th, 2017

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.

Preparing for Change at NJ and NY HIMSS

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Jen Carter Jen Carter

July 12th, 2017

I recently attended both the New Jersey and New York HIMSS annual conferences. Here are the discussions I found most notable.

Remembering Neal Patterson, Cerner Co-Founder and CEO

Chris Brown Chris Brown

July 11th, 2017

Neal Patterson, Cerner co-founder and CEO, died Sunday of complications from cancer. He was 67.

J2 Interactions Newsletter Recap

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Jen Carter Jen Carter

May 31st, 2017

Fast note, everyone!

Sharing Data Across Acute and Post-Acute Care Settings — Part Two

Jen Carter Jen Carter

May 22nd, 2017

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.

Sharing Data Across Acute and Post Acute Care Settings — Part One

Jen Carter Jen Carter

May 17th, 2017

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.