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ONC Promotes Open APIs to Solve Interoperability Challenges

June 20, 2018 - Interoperability remains one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare organizations today. Despite the advancements providers are making through digital transformation and (application programming interfaces (APIs), many clinicians and patients are still unable to successfully exchange EHR data.   ONC is continuing to work with stakeholders and federal agencies to address the...


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Healthcare API Management Supports Applications Innovation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations deal with several application programming interfaces (APIs) when it comes to building apps and sharing data. Organizations going through digital transformations need to manage their healthcare APIs to create applications...

Using Healthcare AI, Machine Learning for HIT Infrastructure

by Bill Kleyman

The engine that is healthcare is getting some pretty cool upgrades. We know that there are technical innovations happening within the healthcare world, especially with HIT infrastructure, and we also know that there is a lot more data being created...

Healthcare APIs Put Patients in Control of Their Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The introduction of blockchain into health IT infrastructure has sparked the concept of giving patients more control of their own data. Organizations need to consider healthcare application programming interfaces (APIs) to begin thinking about...

New Google Healthcare API Addresses Interoperability Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Google announced the release of its healthcare application programming interface (API) to help organizations address interoperability challenges. The cloud-based healthcare API may help encourage organizations that are still behind in their digital...

Healthcare Blockchain, Cloud, Virtualization Top 2017 Stories

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT Infrastructure went through many transformations in 2017 from healthcare blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT), to artificial intelligence and machine learning. Healthcare organizations are looking to their infrastructure to help...

What are Benefits of Healthcare Application Backend as a Service?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare applications are in high demand as organizations seek to provide clinicians with tools to give them more mobility and flexibility when treating patients. Backend as a Service (Baas) is one of the ways entities can build healthcare...

How to Support a Full Healthcare Application Lifecycle

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

How to Support a Full Healthcare Application Lifecycle Organizations are building more applications as clinicians require more technologically advanced tools to increase their work environment flexibility. Applications development is an ongoing...

How Healthcare Low Code App Development Increases Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare entities are looking to become more agile and developing applications is part of that process. Healthcare low code app development platforms are used by developers to build applications without coding. Low code is a specific space...

APIs, Modern Infrastructure Fuel Health IT Interoperability

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are making efforts to digitize their IT infrastructures but often struggle to maintain health IT interoperability among digital healthcare systems. The continued difficulty for seamless interoperability has driven the...

PatientPing, WellStar Collaborate on Care Coordination

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PatientPing announced its partnership with Georgia-based WellStar Health System to provide care coordination to one of the largest health systems in Georgia. The collaboration aims to increase communication among WellStar’s 11 hospitals,...

Why EHR Interoperability Requires Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are still challenged by EHR interoperability, and are seeking health IT infrastructure tools to ensure data is accurately, efficiently, and securely shared. Eagle Physicians and Associates and Cone Health announced the...

Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

There are many strategies organizations can use in the realm of revenue cycle management. However, healthcare organizations are looking to their health IT infrastructures to further fulfill value-based care incentives. Entities are interested...

Lack of HIT Interoperability Leaves Infrastructure Gaps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIT infrastructure has yet to evolve to truly support the transition so value-based care due to lack of HIT interoperability, according to a recent report from the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). The report acknowledged...

Healthcare API Management Solutions Grow with Interoperability

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The application programming interface (API) management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 34 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to a recent Markets and Markets report. Report authors stated that the main forces driving API management market...

PatientPing Brings Care Coordination to New Jersey Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PatientPing announced its new partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey in an effort to provide patients with coordinated care. PatientPing hopes to bring full data sharing and interoperability across all of Hackensack Meridian...

Healthcare Providers Enthusiastic About Future API Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are looking toward application programming interfaces (APIs) to usher in an era of interoperable health IT infrastructure according to a new report by Chilmark Research. Healthcare organizations are currently challenged...

TSI Genomics API Powers MedTek21 Population Health Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Transitional Software Inc. (TSI) has announced that MedTek21 has selected their Genomics API to provide pharmacogenomics (PGx)-based monitoring for MedTek21’s population health and medication risk management platform. MedTek21 hopes the...

Open APIs, Use Cases Driving Interoperability at Allscripts

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

More recently the national conversation about healthcare interoperability has shifted away from the means of enabling health data exchange to the motivations behind needing to share information. “If we’re not solving a real business...

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