In presenting an updated version of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's draft interoperability road map to a joint meeting of the federal Health IT Policy and Standards committees on Wednesday, Erica Galvez, ONC's interoperability and exchange portfolio manager, made clear that many efforts going forward will be about balance and tradeoffs.
Health researchers highlight some vital lessons from building a data warehouse to help care for safety net populations in a paper at eGEMS. The Community Health Applied Research Network, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, organized 18 community health centers (CHCs) into four research nodes, each with an academic partner, aimed at furthering patient-centered outcomes research.
While the health industry is thriving, the digital health revolution has failed, according to Anna McCollister-Slipp, co-founder of Galileo Analytics and member of the judging panel for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE.
If Congress had not pushed back the deadline for implementing ICD-10 last spring, the United States now would have a specific code for tracking Ebola, according to an infographic from the Coalition for ICD-10 published at HIT Consultant.
When it comes to moving up the ranks, chief information officers rarely climb the rungs to becoming CEOs.
A majority of healthcare accelerators are focused on digital health, according to a report from the California Healthcare Foundation.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT on Tuesday announced that Lucia Savage has been named the agency's new chief privacy officer.
Passion and balance are some of the keys to being a successful chief information officer, according to Stephanie Reel, vice president for information services at Baltimore-based John Hopkins Medicine.
Better interoperability will be a primary driver for improving fiscal and clinical outcomes in healthcare, according to a survey by research firm peer60, while a bare majority said government involvement will be the best way to achieve it.
After years of delays, the ICD-10 compliance date is finally less than a year away, but healthcare organizations vary in readiness for the transition.