Tag Archives: Interoperability

Facilitating Interoperability

October 18th, 2013 Cross-Posted 10/18/13 from The Health Affairs Blog A Health Affairs report on health information interoperability by staffers of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) provides a good enough summary of the situation. But it also is not … Continue reading

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An Archipelago of Health Information Islands

Brian Klepper Posted 12/27/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog My wife Elaine was hospitalized for 6 days recently with an array of ailments related to her advancing cancer, so diagnosing and addressing her problems required a multidisciplinary approach. In addition … Continue reading

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Getting An EPIC Opinion Off My Chest

Vince Kuraitis Posted 12/1/11 on e-CareManagement Blog We need to be far more explicit in asking a subtle but critical question What are acceptable bases of competition in health care? My sense is that the distinctions here are not well understood and … Continue reading

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AAFP Partners With Surescripts On A New, Secure Electronic Messaging Service For Physicians

BRIAN KLEPPER Here’s an extraordinary development in the ongoing efforts to break down the barriers of a lack of interoperability standards and incompatible technologies! The American Academy of Family Physicians has partnered with Surescripts, a firm that connects physicians with … Continue reading

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