Interoperability remains huge hindrance to improved care quality December 17, 2016 By Rohan Kulkarni High customer satisfaction has been linked with stronger loyalty, sales, and profits. So why hasn’t the healthcare industry caught on? Making sense of big data: Data projects spur progress July 03, 2016 By Donna Marbury Many health systems have a hard time capturing and using data from patients that can make a real impact on their businesses. Here are some innovative projects to have on your radar. Mend fragmented payer-provider relations: 4 tips February 09, 2016 By Kelly Rakowski Payers and providers have traditionally operated on opposite sides of the tracks with limited collaboration, resulting in a disjointed and complicated experience for patients when accessing care. Five tech trends that will change the healthcare industry January 28, 2016 By Aine Cryts New technology is changing how payers, providers, and patients interact.
Stay ahead of the curve by monitoring these technology changes. Patient records: The struggle for ownership December 10, 2015 By Ken Terry Patient medical records are undergoing a seismic shift. But this shift is happening quickly, in many ways too quickly for either physicians or the laws and regulations pertaining to medical records to keep up. The right kind of interoperability must become reality Solving the problem of electronic health record (EHR) interoperability is just a small step toward integrating the exploding healthcare information technology system. Five private sector interoperability initiatives to watch August 04, 2015 By Jitin Asnaani Here are some innovative ways EHR vendors are working to expand interoperability for providers and payers ONC aims for improved interoperability by 2017 February 05, 2015 By Rachael Zimlich RN The Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC) is aiming for better national interoperability by 2017. Plans on the road toward a national information exchange May 01, 2014 By Jamie J. Gooch Rather than a big medical record in the sky a community is sharing information via a non-profit, public-private collaborative BLOG: How providers can ensure success in ACOs December 04, 2013 By Jeffrey Rose MD Information exchange is essential for ACOs to coordinate care