GEN i Blog

Tue, 7/1/2014 - 4:06pm by Dave Shaver
I'm tainted. I've spent 21 years living, breathing, and creating two of the best interface engines on the planet. I do nothing all day but think about HL7 , integration engines, ease-of-use, long-term costs, benefits of features, user experience, etc. Our customers challenge my team to continue...Read more
Wed, 6/18/2014 - 11:29am by Rob Brull
The 2014 International MUSE Conference for Meditech Users was held in Dallas the last week of May. Throughout the education sessions, several repeating themes emerged, all having to do with Meaningful Use : The recent announcement about 2011 Edition EHR Technologies being able to be used for 2014...Read more
Tue, 6/10/2014 - 3:51pm by Christopher Stehno
Now that you have a robust interface engine like Corepoint Integration Engine handling all or at least most of your message traffic, maybe it’s time to start thinking about what else the engine can do for you. For example, many organizations leverage the engine to transport their healthcare claims...Read more
Tue, 6/3/2014 - 8:29am by Chad Johnson
According to a HIMSS Analytics report “Current State of Health Data Interoperability in the United States,” healthcare organizations are moving to create private, or enterprise-level health information exchange solutions to skirt the bureaucracy and long-term uncertainty of joining and connecting...Read more
Wed, 5/21/2014 - 8:09am by Chad Johnson
At the Texas Regional HIMSS conference, David Muntz, senior vice president and CIO at GetWellNetwork , offered some refreshingly provocative thoughts on the current state of the health IT industry. “There is no more opportunity than in health IT,” he said. However, focus is the top challenge for...Read more
Tue, 5/13/2014 - 3:18pm by Rob Brull
Ed Marx , SVP/CIO of Texas Health Resources, provided an uplifting start to the Texas HIMSS Regional conference in Dallas. The topic of the morning was “Creating and Sustaining Innovation.” With healthcare IT trying to provide the type of interoperability necessary to improve quality and keep up...Read more
Wed, 5/7/2014 - 9:46am by Chad Johnson
In this Interoperability Success story featuring Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), we’ll highlight how the organization successfully connected the hospital’s main Epic system to the athenahealth system shared by their 49 separate, affiliated ambulatory physician offices. Creating a connected...Read more
Wed, 4/30/2014 - 4:17pm by Rob Brull
As the opening keynote speaker for the second day of Texas HIMSS Regional conference, Dave Levin , MD, CMIO at Cleveland Clinic, discussed transformation in healthcare, or lack thereof. Dr. Levin started off his presentation with statistics that we’ve seen before but don’t like to admit – while...Read more
Wed, 4/30/2014 - 3:56pm by Chad Johnson
Last week I attended the two-day Texas HIMSS Regional Conference in downtown Dallas. The event was well attended with approximately 600 attendees and 45 exhibitors – including your friendly, Texas-based health data interoperability vendor, Corepoint Health . Rob Brull and I attended several...Read more
Wed, 3/26/2014 - 8:11am by Rob Brull
Corepoint Health recently announced its membership in the DirectTrust organization. DirectTrust is focused on maintaining the rules, standards, and policies associated with Direct exchange. The Direct protocol itself is based on secure e-mail and incorporated into Meaningful Use Stage 2 for...Read more


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