TEFCA: The On-Ramp to Interoperability

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been given the colossal task of creating a Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that supports a network-to-network exchange…

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Several major health systems on board for launch of Apple’s electronic health record (EHR) beta app

Quick facts: Health Records section added to Apple’s Health App for iOS mobile devices Several major health systems on board at launch (Penn Medicine, Cerner, and more) Uses FHIR-based integration…

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CMS message at HIMSS: Overhauling “meaningful use”, ensuring interoperability, and patient-ownership of data

Co-authored by Chris McShanag, VP Healthcare Provider Solutions Last week in Las Vegas, Nevada, senior representatives from the Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) spoke at…

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