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The Quest For Population Health Management

David F. Carr | InformationWeek | March 4, 2014

Vendors large and small seek to prove they have the right tools for proactively managing patient health, coordinating care across providers, and supporting accountable-care models. Read More »

These Graphs Show How Fast Hospitals Are Adopting Computers -- And How Far They Have To Go

Matthew Herper | Forbes | July 10, 2013

On Monday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published its annual report on health information technology in the United States. [...] Read More »

Todd Park Takes Federal CTO Post

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | March 9, 2012

Todd Park will take over as assistant to the President and U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO), filling a vacancy created by last month's departure of Aneesh Chopra, the nation's first CTO. Read More »

Todd Park: Who Is President Obama's New CTO?

Dave Smith | International Business Times | February 9, 2012

On Friday, President Barack Obama appointed Todd Park, a 39-year-old former entrepreneur and founder of Athenahealth, to be the new U.S. Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Park takes over for Aneesh Chopra, the first U.S. CTO, who resigned in February. "It is possible to be entrepreneurial in the U.S. government," Park told Bloomberg Businessweek. Read More »

Usability of Health IT Tools

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | October 22, 2015

 

A recent article of mine celebrated a clever educational service offered on the Web by theUS Department of Health and Human Services. I ended with a list of three lessons for the health care field regarding usability of health IT Tools, which deserve further explanation. Communications can be improved by using the advanced features provided by the Web and mobile devices. In the HHS case, developers went to great lengths to provide a comfortable, pleasant experience to anyone who viewed their content, even if the viewers were visiting a different web site and the HHS content was merely embedded there.

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Washington Makes An Appeal To New York Tech Entrepreneurs

April Joyner | Inc. | October 10, 2012

Todd Park, the chief technology officer of the U.S., sought to prove at the New York Tech Meetup that, yes, the White House is becoming more tech savvy. Read More »

What Health Care Can Learn From Whole Foods And Apple

Jonathan Bush | LinkedIn | December 2, 2013

A few weeks back, I shared my thoughts on why the incentive system in health care is broken, and ranted about the ridiculous amount of profit being created by some health systems (yes, including non-profits) that’s in opposition to what patients need and deserve. It’s not that I think profit is bad, quite the contrary. Profit is good, very good, unless it’s created in opposition to the market you’re serving which, in this case, happens to be patients.

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Will Carequality Lead EHR Vendors to EHR Interoperability?

Kyle Murphy, PhD | EHR Intelligence | January 27, 2016

The Sequoia Project and Carequality have taken significant steps forward in advancing EHR interoperability by brokering agreements with several health IT vendors to implement its framework for point-to-point health information exchange. Five big names in health IT — Epic Systems, athenahealth, eClincalWorks, NextGen Healthcare, and Surescripts — recently signed on to be the first implementers of the Carequality Interoperability Framework, the legal agreement that streamlines the sharing of health information between these various systems. Read More »

With Apple consulting Argonaut Project on health records, interoperability could get the push it needs

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | June 27, 2017

Apple is said to be working with the Argonaut Project to integrate more electronic health data with the iPhone, a move experts say could go a long way towards advancing medical record interoperability. Participants in the Argonaut Project – an HL7-led initiative focused on expanding the use of open standards for health data exchange, notably HL7's FHIR specification – are some of the industry’s most notable vendors and providers: Accenture, athenahealth, Cerner, Epic, McKesson, Meditech, Surescripts, The Advisory Board Company, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, Partners HealthCare...

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