On June 3, 2016, IHE USA submitted written comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in response to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA); Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA...
IHE International is proud to offer a unique global event connecting health IT stakeholders. The IHE World Summit 2016 brought together key thought leaders on standards, interoperability, information exchange and electronic health records from around the world.
On March 16, 2016, IHE USA submitted written comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in response to the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA).
The American College of Cardiology or ACC recently published their official position on the need for a standards-based approach to achieve interoperability. The College declared that “methods such as adoption of IHE standards and profiles can increase autopopulation of data emanating from EHR systems and enhance the American Medical Association's key aim of “data liquidity.”
Adopters of Carequality announced that they’ve made it easier to exchange data between different electronic health record systems (EHRs), record locator services (RLS), and health information exchanges (HIEs), leveraging a central provider directory and common set of rules. To date, more than 3,000 clinics and 200 hospitals are live on Carequality.
The spirit of collaboration to improve patient care through high quality, interoperable health IT was in the air in Cleveland, Ohio when the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon Week 2016 kicked off on January 25 at the co-located facilities of the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, the Global Center for Health Innovation, and the HIMSS Innovation Center. Over 142 organizations and 600 health IT professionals attended the events during this important week. Read full press release.