While some organizations are finding success as they map coronavirus spread, public health agencies are still often relying on manual processes to gather and submit data, which is often incomplete,…
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
Hospitals are having a hard time reporting data to public health agencies, according to a new JAMIA study, which finds patchwork data sharing, "often occurring via fax or phone."
In addition, broader embrace of APIs and more concerted strategy for patient matching could help public health agencies combat the pandemic and boost pop health.
Chinatown Service Center of Los Angeles converted 80% of acute in-person visits to telehealth in just weeks – and improved timely access to hospital records in the county by 75%.
The state’s many health systems put competitive concerns aside for the greater good during a pandemic, using IT to send patients to wherever could best serve them.
The Regenstrief Institute, the Indiana Network for Patient Care and the Indiana Health Information Exchange provide access to the nation’s largest inter-organizational clinical data repository.
A new report, co-authored by former National Coordinator Farzard Mostashari, offers a roadmap toward the data exchange infrastructure needed to help contain the coronavirus pandemic.
"This pandemic really points out the need to have interoperability," said the National Coordinator for Health IT in a HIMSS20 Digital session on Thursday. "If we'd had this rule a…
The interoperability final rules that will be added to the Federal Register this week mention two implementation guides from the Da Vinci Project to help payers exchange data.