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Cloud-based EHR Interoperability Takes Front Stage

Because our industry is still in diapers, we focus on the lack of basic interoperability and ruminate on why EHR vendors struggle (aka, refuse) to share even basic patient data. But we must take heart, health IT friends, stiffen our upper lips and look to trends and examples that create optimism (i.e., help get us out of bed in the morning): 21st century interoperation is happening in health IT. In a recent interview with Healthcare Dive, Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush laid out a vision for how the cloud is the disruptive technology to bring healthcare into the Internet age. He describes “level three interoperation,” where two cloud-based systems connect once and support multiple interoperations that accomplish more than just data sharing.

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Cloud-Based VistA EHR Company, iCare, Partners with ZirMed

Press Release | iCare, ZirMed | November 13, 2014

The Industry’s First Cloud-based EHR for Hospitals Partners with Progressive Technology Company to Help Enterprise-Level Healthcare Organizations Achieve Clinical and Financial Excellence Read More »

CMS To Invest $5+ Billion a Year in Open Source and Cloud-based IT Infrastructure for Medicaid

After more than 40 years of relying on monolithic mainframe platforms to administer its services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has embraced a new modular, open and agile approach to Medicaid health information technology for the Federal government and States. In many ways, this is the best of what open source advocates and technology innovators could have hoped for when it comes to open source policy from a government agency. According to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS, the agency will spend more than $5 billion a year to fund this transformation.

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Google Joins VistA Team Proposing Open Source EHR for the Department of Defense

Google has thrown its hat into the EHR ring by joining the team led by PwC which is proposing that the Department of Defense (DoD) upgrade their current EHR to Defense Operational Readiness Health System (DORHS), a customized application built for the DoD and based on VistA, the open source EHR developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...Google’s participation has enormous implications for both the DoD’s EHR and to the healthcare industry as a whole. By choosing the open source EHR team, Google...has sent a clear message to the world that VistA is the best option for the DoD.

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Key exhibitor booths at HIMSS18 for open solutions, collaboration, and interoperability

The annual gargantuan HIMSS conference is back at Las Vegas with over 40,000 participants, over a thousand exhibitors, and more than 600 presentations. As we saw last year in Orlando, more than half of the conference presentations are focused on applications based on open source such as FHIR and Blockchain, and a great emphasis on open solutions for interoperability. With so many presentations and exhibits, it is impossible to provide a full overview. Below are a few of some of the most interesting exhibits of open solutions this year.

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MedicaSoft to Demonstrate the Capabilities of Advanced Web Technologies for EHRs at HIMSS16

Our team prides itself on using cutting edge software technologies that maximize everything from interoperability to speed, integration, reliability, and usability. We use Angular.js to build our user Interface. Angular.js is a technology that was invented at Google and used by Google for its own products. We use Node.js for the serverside logic. Node.js allows us to provide incredibly fast transactions and again, use technology from this decade, unlike other health IT solutions. Node.js is growing at an exponential rate in industry – well, other industries, not healthcare.

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VistA / eHMP in the Cloud Project Group Status Update

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Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 16, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Established in January 2017, this group will implement and maintain a VistA/eHMP Cloud demonstration site using Microsoft Azure.  The centerpiece of this implementation will be an operating demo of VistA with eHMP, which will serve as a testbed and proof-of-concept.  In addition, facilities will be made available for developer sandboxes and for creation of curated test data in cooperation with university medical and nursing students. This Innovation Webinar will serve as a status update on the groups' progress. Read More »