Connected Care

With the intense focus on health IT interoperability, KLAS has issued a report on the current landscape and who is taking the lead when it comes to overcoming barriers.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Microsoft will work together to develop a health IT solution that collects data from different monitoring equipment and identifies key trends aimed at preventing injuries and complications that can result from medical care.

Plenty of action in health IT this week but the most significant developments centered around interoperability and privacy and security. 

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named its 2015 Innovator of the Year.  

Comments regarding the federal interoperability roadmap are coming in and the American Academy of Family Physicians wants to see some action. 

A federal interoperability roadmap isn't enough to appropriately address the current barriers to information exchange, according to a new report from the American Hospital Association. 

The Veteran's Administration has awarded a $100 million contract to J P systems to standardize medical terminologies.   

New legislation aims to improve health IT transparency and interoperability and follows up on the series of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearings held this summer.

A new online portal is designed to help mobile health technology developers better understand HIPAA privacy and security issues. 

Dell, the world's third-largest maker of personal computers, has announced plans to buy data storage company EMC for $67 billion. 

Millennials take the lead when it comes to using technology to track fitness and personal wellness goals and to compare provider quality, according to a report by Deloitte.

“Telemedicine is changing so fast.” This was the message of Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), speaking during the organization’s monthly video update, before delving into the topic of licensing across state lines.