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Federal advisers share comments, concerns about draft interoperability road map

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.

Research data warehouse project shows promise, but issues remain

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.

Digital health revolution 'has failed'

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.

ICD-10 would help US better track Ebola

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.

Hospital CIOs rarely make leap to CEO

When it comes to moving up the ranks, chief information officers rarely climb the rungs to becoming CEOs.

Technology leads to growth of healthcare accelerators

A majority of healthcare accelerators are focused on digital health, according to a report from the California Healthcare Foundation.

Lucia Savage joins ONC as chief privacy officer

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.

5 qualities of great hospital CIOs

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.

Majority say government best option to lead interoperability push

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.

Struggles remain a year out from ICD-10 implementation

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.