Direct messaging: Not just for meaningful use anymore

29. September 2016 Health 0
Nemours shares lessons from its success using the Direct protocol, including a look at common message types. The takeaway: this still-underused method of health data exchange has considerable potential. Powered by WPeMatico

HHS Awards $1.5 million to Improve Information Flow for Patients and Providers

29. September 2016 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced seven recipients of two Cooperative Agreement programs to improve the flow of health information. The awardees will share a total of $1.5 million to create standards-based solutions that facilitate the exchange of health information. The ...

HHS grants $1.5 million to boost health data flow

28. September 2016 Health 0
Seven organizations will split the funds in multiple efforts to use health IT for projects ranging from a patient-centered data model to interoperable, bi-directional behavioral health data exchange. Powered by WPeMatico

University of Arizona launches mobile app to track Zika

28. September 2016 Health 0
In response to the Zika outbreak, University of Arizona’s College of Public health researchers and the UA Bio Computing Facility have released a crowd-sourcing mobile app to track the disease and help detect outbreaks. Powered by WPeMatico