The Future of Interoperability

Healthcare Informatics recently published an article on the future of interoperability in its recent series on the Top Ten Tech Trends for 2018. Interoperability has proven to be a challenge in healthcare, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) “Promoting Interoperability” program, formerly Meaningful Use, is taking aim at progressing the future of health data exchange....

Top Five Takeaways from HIMSS 2018

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2018 conference was filled with exciting conversations about the world of Health IT. With over 43,000 Health IT professionals in attendance, the conference provided excellent sessions and speakers along with many networking and learning opportunities. Here are our top five takeaways from the conference: We’re All Still Talking About Interoperability Interoperability is still at the forefront of the industry, with many sessions focusing on the topic. A...

HIEs Connect Nationwide to Support Better Patient Care

Indiana Health Information Exchange Participates in National Launch of SHIEC’s Patient Centered Data Home™ Initiative PCDH Launch Lays Foundation for HIEs to Support Better Patient Care by Making It Possible to Deliver Patient Medical Record Alerts Across the Country...

The CEO of Indiana’s Statewide HIE Sees Complexity in the Push for Interoperability

October 10, 2017 By Mark Hagland, Healthcare Informatics IHIE’s John Kansky shares his perspectives on the broad complexity involved in the push towards interoperability The leaders of health information exchange (HIE) organizations are developing a wide variety of strategies, at a moment redolent with both challenge and opportunity. With the shift towards value-based healthcare delivery and payment accelerating, the need for effective data exchange between and among all the stakeholder groups—physicians, physician groups, hospitals, health...

John Kansky one of 15 execs appointed by GAO to HIT Advisory Committee

On August 4, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) appointed 15 executives to the new Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee. The 25-member committee was established under the 21st Century Cures Act to provide policy recommendations to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)....