data sharing
Breaking the Seal on Data Sharing in Healthcare
Written by: Jay Sultan, VP, Healthcare Strategy

Against the backdrop of a global health crisis, news that the U.S. federal government published its Final Rule on Interoperability likely went unnoticed to many delivery system leaders outside of healthcare IT. However, the federal mandate marks a very important milestone in U.S. patient health: mandating secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.

care delivery
Through the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Stronger...
Written by: Emily Mortimer, Director, Market Planning

Virtual care delivery offers much more than social distancing and convenience; it allows organizations to “meet the patient where they are” and overcome barriers to care such as lack of transportation and rural isolation.

connected care
How COVID-19 Clarifies the Promise of Connected...
Written by: Rich Morino, Senior Director, Health Care Solutions

From a technology perspective, the evolution of COVID-19 has turned out to be a sort of proving ground for the concepts discussed in those January focus groups. Rather than being pushed to the back burner, efforts to achieve connected care through data optimization are ever more critical.

Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity – Be an Advocate for Change
Written by: Guest Writer

Cybersecurity continues to be a growing concern in the healthcare community.  Much of the focus has been on mitigating risk and deploying the appropriate technology to prevent cyberattacks.  Today, the health care industry faces significant challenges due to federal and …

patient matching
CHIME Guest blog: The Healthcare Industry’s...
Written by: Guest Writer

As the promise of electronic medical record sharing begins to become reality, the industry’s dirty little secret will grow in appearance to the unsuspecting public:  unmatched or missing patient’s electronic medical records. As early as 1996, the original HIPAA legislation …