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10 Questions to Ask When Evaluating HIE Options

Most of the people in a healthcare organization went into the field because they wanted to save lives — not because they understand technology. That’s where you come in. They want it to “just work.” Your job is to help it do that. But that’s not always as easy as it should be — that’s especially true when it comes to integration engines, which is why we put together this piece with 10 questions to ask before implementing a new integration engine.

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How did your Integration Engine Stack up?

As we prepare for our 2017 Core Health Integration Engine Rating Survey, we wanted to take a look back at the results from last year. We included 5 popular integration engines in our survey: Corepoint, Rhapsody, Ensemble, Infor Cloverleaf Integration Suite, Mirth.Over 250 people participated in 2016, […]

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#HIMSS17 Recap: An Industry on FHIR

HIMSS17 (the Health Information Management Systems Society’s annual conference) brought together more than 40,000 people in Orlando, Florida for 5 days last week to discuss health information technology and management systems. The conference was a flurry of conversation and learning — making it next to impossible to […]

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FHIR And the HIT Professional: What You Need to Know for 2017

When the 21st Century Cures Act was passed into law in December of 2016, it established new requirements for interoperability and certification of health information technology, while prohibiting practices that discourage the exchange of electronic health information. So we wanted to take a look at what you […]

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Prevent Your Healthcare Organization from being Hacked in 2017

Back in February the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in California experienced every health CIO’s worst nightmare: it was forced to shut down all of its computers and depend on fax machines and paper records for a week after being hit by ransomware. But this was just one […]

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The Top Technology Challenges Facing Healthcare Professionals Today

With HL7, the mission is simple: digital records that can be easily accessed by anyone involved in a patient’s care. Or, if you want to get technical, “Health Level-7 or HL7 refers to a set of international standards for transfer of clinical and administrative data between software […]

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5 Important Health IT Stories You Might Have Missed This Year

There’s a lot going on in the Health IT world these days, but sometimes it’s hard to weed the important news from the noise. With multiple interoperability deadlines due to hit next year, much of the coverage is on what’s going to happen, rather than what is […]

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HL7 MSH-11 Production Migration Message Failures

Developers Tip: Pay attention to Processing ID in MSH-11 Components: <processing ID (ID)> ^<processing mode (ID)> The Processing ID determines whether or not to process the message that is defined by HL7 Application Processing rules (level 7). It is composed up of 2 components: Processing ID – […]

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3 Major Pitfalls for the ICD-10 October 1 Release

3 Major Pitfalls for the ICD-10 October 1 Release

October 1st marked the day that ICD-10 went live and for some, it’s been a long time coming, but for others the “wait and see” approach might end up being more costly. As we all know, the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 went from some 13,000 codes […]

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3 Ways to Make Strides Toward Interoperability

3 Ways to Make Strides Toward Interoperability

How to clear the fog of war within Healthcare IT I believe General Clausewitz’s metaphor of fog to describe the fear, uncertainty, and problems with information that military leaders face in war is just as applicable for today’s healthcare IT leaders as they approach Interoperability.  Healthcare IT leaders […]

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