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10 Questions to Ask When Evaluating an HIE

Considering a new healthcare integration engine at your organization? We look at 10 questions you should answer when evaluating an HIE and why they matter.

#HIMSS17 Recap: An Industry on FHIR

A look back at major announcements from HIMMS 2017, including a new FHIR guide, a partnership with Google, and OCR announcements.

case studies

Ensemble Integration During Epic Upgrade

One of the leading health care systems in the United States decided to upgrade their implementation of Epic so that they could take advantage of some of the new enhancements available in the latest version. They had enough internal IT staff that they determined they could tackle the upgrade in-house.

eGate to Rhapsody Migration Gives Hospital Competitive Edge

Overview
A regional hospital in Massachusetts decided to migrate their legacy e*Gate interface environment to Orion Health’s Rhapsody Integration Engine to ensure they could handle the more robust needs that came with being part of a Health Information Exchange (HIE). They reached out to Core Health Technologies to discuss the possibility of bringing on help for their existing team for the migration to the new system.

Taking Healthcare Integrations from Overwhelming to Under Control

Case StudyHealthcare System Integrations: From Overwhelming to Under Control 27 JULY, 2012 Use Case Overview One challenge facing all healthcare providers nationwide today is the need for the seamless integration of healthcare information systems. This was especially...

Core Delivers Remote, Long-Term Support for Legacy Integration Engine to Virginia Healthcare Provider

Core Health Technologies developed and deployed 250+ interfaces for DataGate, a legacy integration engine, at a Virginia-based healthcare organization.

surveys

2018 HL7 Interface Engine Ratings

View the Results 2018 HL7 Interface Engine Comparison and Ratings Ready to find out which HL7 interface engine is right for your organization? hbspt.forms.create({ portalId: "4587495", formId: "aea08d59-260d-459d-9f69-be5714dcf2e3", css: ""}); The 2018 HL7 Interface...

View the Results — 2017 HL7 Interface Engine Ratings Survey Results

  View the Results 2017 HL7 Interface Engine Rating Survey Results 18   NOVEMBER, 2017 Survey Results HL7 2017 The 2017 HL7 Interface Engine Ratings Survey Results provide a current view of the HL7 interface market from the perspective of integration professionals...

View the Results — 2016 HL7 Interface Technology Survey Results

  View the Results 2016 HL7 Interface Technology Survey Results 01   JULY, 2016 Survey Results HL7 2016 Core Health Technologies developed the 2016 HL7 Interface Technology Survey to allow the HL7 Community to compare their experience and thoughts to others in the...

View the Results — 2015 HL7 / X12 Survey Results

  View the Results 2015 HL7 / X12 Survey Results 08   DECEMBER, 2015 Survey Results HL7 2015 Core Health Technologies developed the 2015 HL7 / X12 Survey to allow the HL7 Community to compare their experience and thoughts to others in the larger HL7 Community. This...

View the Results — 2015 Healthcare Information Security Survey Results

  View the Results 2015 Healthcare Information Security Survey Results 15   JULY, 2015 Survey Results HL7 2015 The 2015 Healthcare Information Security Survey Results provide a current snapshot of responses from information security professionals across the country...

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eGate to Rhapsody Migration Gives Hospital Competitive Edge

Overview
A regional hospital in Massachusetts decided to migrate their legacy e*Gate interface environment to Orion Health’s Rhapsody Integration Engine to ensure they could handle the more robust needs that came with being part of a Health Information Exchange (HIE). They reached out to Core Health Technologies to discuss the possibility of bringing on help for their existing team for the migration to the new system.

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How to Prevent a Healthcare Data Breach

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 of many attacks that occurred in the first half of 2016.

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Warning: 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 to about 68,000 which sounds daunting but with an organized plan and focus of resources, it should be attainable.  However, if you were not ready, there are 3 major pitfalls that you might encounter.

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Making Progress: A 2013/2014 Comparison of HIE Organizations Supporting Meaningful Use Stage 2

Recently, the HIMSS HIE Committee conducted a follow-up survey to its 2013 Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 Survey research providing a year-over-year snapshot of how health information organizations (HIOs) are facilitating providers’ progress in achieving meaningful use objectives – specifically around Stage 2. The 2014 Follow-up survey indicates substantial improvement in a short time.

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