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Mon, 8/24/2015 - 4:37pm by David Li
Last week I received the following email from Corepoint Health customer Micah Christy, IT Application Analyst – HIE , at Birmingham Baptist Health System. I’ve worked firsthand with Micah on several different IT initiatives over the past 4 years, and his sense of humor really makes each interaction...Read more
Thu, 8/20/2015 - 3:59pm by Sonal Patel
Yesterday I taught our web-based Corepoint Integration Engine Level 1 training course, which is our introductory class to the engine. Upon completion of this course, participants are able to create, test, deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot interfaces within their healthcare environment. During each...Read more
Tue, 8/18/2015 - 9:14am by Dan Hermann
Relational databases have long been designed to operate efficiently on sets of data rather than individual data items. The database’s optimizations for operating on sets of data were generally one-way, in that the database excelled at returning sets of data to the application but generally provided...Read more
Wed, 8/5/2015 - 3:24pm by Chad Johnson
Download our new White Paper, " Linux vs Windows: A scalability comparison across industries " Since the release of Microsoft Windows Server 2008, large industry operating system preferences have begun to move away from Linux, which traditionally was viewed as more stable with less downtime. Lower...Read more
Mon, 7/27/2015 - 5:04pm by Dan Sabo
As radiology IT professionals know, budget-strapped specialty departments often don’t have the technical resources available to provide or build custom HL7 interfaces into their RIS . Through the use of templates and custom fields in the dictation application, the radiologist’s workflow can be...Read more
Fri, 7/24/2015 - 9:30am by Chad Johnson
If health data interoperability is the hottest topic in health IT, then health data security is a close second by a very thin margin. Sharing health data without security assurances would be like watching a NASCAR event that prevented drivers from wearing seatbelts or helmets – sure it’s still a...Read more
Fri, 7/17/2015 - 10:59am by Chad Johnson
We're excited to be included in a new KLAS Research performance report that takes an in-depth look at the healthcare integration/interface engine marketplace. Even more importantly, we're extremely happy with how Corepoint Integration Engine measured against our competitors, such as Intersystems,...Read more
Thu, 7/2/2015 - 9:56am by
What is Corepoint doing to support FHIR ? And how critical is it that engine vendors, such as Corepoint, support the creation of the specification? Answer from HL7 FHIR Governance Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver: Great question. Corepoint Health is trying to provide education,...Read more
Wed, 7/1/2015 - 10:51am by
Will FHIR be used with telehealth and telemedicine? Answer from HL7 FHIR Governance Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver: The initial motivating examples for FHIR's creation was, in fact, mobile health. So the distinction in my mind between telehealth and mobile health is that...Read more
Wed, 7/1/2015 - 8:47am by
How do interface engines support FHIR ? When looking at an engine replacement, what should be considered? Answer from HL7 FHIR Governance Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver: I think the first thing I would look for is a vendor that's engaged in the FHIR community and supporting the...Read more


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