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Mon, 6/29/2015 - 8:02am by
When do you think FHIR will be used by average U.S. hospitals? What are the typical workflows that will be supported, and will FHIR replace V2? Answer from HL7 FHIR Governance Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver: Great question. I think the key part of that question is to focus on...Read more
Wed, 6/24/2015 - 8:00am by Jeff Zinger
Diversified Radiology ( @DivRadiology ) is a medical practice located in Denver, Colorado offering 24/7/365 specializations in Diagnostic, Body Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Telemammography, Neuro, Nuclear, Interventional, Musculoskeletal and Pediatric. Diversified is also the only group in Colorado...Read more
Wed, 6/17/2015 - 8:10am by Chad Johnson
Part 3 of 3. Read Part 1 – Adopt Certified Technology . Read Part 2 – Integrate and Exchange . With a solid, integrated data foundation in place, it becomes easier to smartly scale to add new layers to your health data ecosystem. Whether it be to simply satisfy the Meaningful Use requirement of...Read more
Wed, 6/10/2015 - 8:47am by Chad Johnson
Part 2 of 3. Read Part 1: Adopt Certified Technology Read Part 3: Connect Externally Health IT is evolving to create a collaborative management of the patient’s health involving both the physician and the patient. To help patients in this important task, applications such as web patient portals...Read more
Tue, 6/2/2015 - 4:13pm by Chad Johnson
Part 1 of 3. Read Part 2: Integrate and Exchange Read Part 3: Connect Externally At its base, health data interoperability involves semantic interoperability, which is loosely defined as “the ability of computer systems to transmit data with unambiguous, shared meaning. As the healthcare industry...Read more
Mon, 6/1/2015 - 4:29pm by Chad Johnson
Edward Marx, one of health IT's leading voices, will speak at Corepoint Connect 2015 , Corepoint Health’s fourth-annual user conference, which will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2, in Plano, Texas. Marx is currently the executive vice president at the Advisory Board Company and chief information officer at...Read more
Wed, 5/27/2015 - 11:15am by Chad Johnson
HL7 FHIR began with an open-ended question: What would health data exchange look like if we started from scratch using modern approaches? To answer this question, HL7 turned to other industries for ideas. Recent interoperability successes pointed strongly to the use of RESTful-based APIs. HL7 FHIR...Read more
Tue, 5/26/2015 - 9:50am by Chad Johnson
I had the good fortune of meeting Brad Lockwood, the interface analyst for Middlesex Hospital (Conn.), at last year’s Corepoint Connect, our annual user conference. Brad was a new Corepoint Health customer at the time, having just switched from Cloverleaf, yet he had already converted 90 interfaces...Read more
Tue, 5/26/2015 - 9:26am by Chad Johnson
In this whiteboard/webinar session, HL7 FHIR Governance Board Co-Chair and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver discusses why so many in health IT are excited about HL7 FHIR's potential to change health data exchange. This session offers an in-depth look at how FHIR will change the future of health...Read more
Wed, 5/13/2015 - 11:50am by Chad Johnson
Last month at HIMSS15 in Chicago we were extremely encouraged by the attendee turnout at our booth to learn about HL7 FHIR from our CTO, Dave Shaver, who also serves as Co-Chair of the HL7 FHIR Governance Board. To be honest, when planning the sessions during pre-conference meetings, we were a...Read more


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