David C. Kibbe

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CHIME and DirectTrust Announce Collaboration

Press Release | CHIME, DirectTrust | August 30, 2017

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and DirectTrust today announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of the DirectTrust framework and health information exchange network as the common electronic interface for health information exchange across the U.S...

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David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA

Dr. David C. Kibbe, MD MBA, is one of the country’s most productive and innovative clinician- informaticists. In his career, Dr. Kibbe has successfully started three companies in data management, clinical software, and health information exchange standards for secure messaging. In the early 2000s, Dr. Kibbe co-founded Canopy Systems, a national cloud-based software company. He also co-developed the ASTM Continuity of Care (CCR) Standard, the first widely used standard for expressing discrete clinical information in machine readable XML and precursor to both the HL7 C-CDA and FHIR resource standards.

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Does Healthcare Need a More Modern Way to Define and Measure EHR Interoperability?

Diana Manos | Healthcare IT News | August 18, 2016

Industry experts and the federal government are divided on the best way to assess the state of the nation’s health IT interoperability. The Office for the National Coordinator for Health IT, for instance, has proposed using CIO surveys to gauge the status of interoperability among and between healthcare organizations. To that end, ONC posted a Request for Information (RFI) on how to best assess interoperability that closed last month — just not before drawing some sharp comments from across the industry...

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Does Healthcare Need a More Modern Way to Define and Measure EHR Interoperability?

Diana Manos | Healthcare IT News | August 18, 2016

KLAS executive vice president Taylor Davis said that measuring interoperability can get messy because the EHR market is currently immature. Industry experts and the federal government are divided on the best way to assess the state of the nation’s health IT interoperability. The Office for the National Coordinator for Health IT, for instance, has proposed using CIO surveys to gauge the status of interoperability among and between healthcare organizations...

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Number of DirectTrust Users, Transactions, and Addresses Continue to Grow

Press Release | DirectTrust | May 12, 2016

DirectTrust today announced continued steady growth in the number of Direct exchange users, addresses and transactions. The organization also announced the addition of eight new members since the beginning of the year.,,According to end of first quarter 2016 metrics, the number of health care organizations served by DirectTrust health information service providers (HISPs) and engaged in Direct exchange increased 46% to more than 58,000, compared with the same time last year.

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