Imagine we’re a few years in the future and have a full-functioning Health Information Exchange (HIE) that permits the secure exchange of health information. Everything is humming along as it should be. Now, let’s consider patient empowerment via patient advocacy groups.
By Jeff Strand, Solution Architect, Dean Taunton, CAQH CORE Program Manager & Team Leader, and Shawn Mcfadden, System Architect
Because section 1104 is so closely tied to HIPAA it may, at first blush, seem to be a pretty simple, “HIPAA” thing. Well, to paraphrase the old ad, This is not your father’s HIPAA. In fact, meeting these rules is not a trivial undertaking.
By Sarma Pisapati, Chief Technologist for eHealth
With more and more personal and clinical health information in cyberspace, security has become an inescapable and paramount issue. What best practices should you be implementing when it come to healthcare IT security?
By Frank Din, DMD, MA
The complexity of connected healthcare demands consistency in nomenclature. Semantic Interoperability can deliver that consistency, but what is it and how do you get there?
By Frank Din, DMD, MA, Medical Informatician for HIE
What is a Health Information Exchange (HIE) and why is it important? Can we learn something about its evolution and envision its utility from other “infrastructure” evolutions? Part 1