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New Articles: Interoperability; Information Blocking
Two new articles written by Dr. Noam Arzt, President of HLN, have been published in the most recent (Fall 2015 – just published now) issue of the HIMSS Journal of Health Information Management.Read more >
Reflecting on Past Technology Predictions
I recently came upon two pieces I had written on technology trends in the distant past. It’s kind of cool looking back at these, especially when I can find something familiar in something I wrote so long ago.Read more >
Patient Matching and HIE: Do We Even Have a Strategy?
Accurate patient matching continues to be a challenge in healthcare, especially in an HIE environment. No simple solution appears to be at hand.Read more >
New ONC Report: Key Considerations for HIE-based Personal Health Records
In September 2015 ONC released a new report based on the activities of the HIE Personal Health Record (PHR) Community of Practice.Read more >
Meaningful Use Lives On!
The controversial report of the demise of CMS EHR Incentive Programs and Meaningful Use (MU) were greatly exaggerated. The confusion began with a statement (now removed) that CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt made at a healthcare conference on January 11, 2016.Read more >
New version of ICE available
This release of ICE includes support for the latest release of OpenCDS and support for 14 routinely administered vaccine groupsRead more >