interoperability

Sen. Elizabeth Warren- HELP Hearing on Health IT

While it is sad that in 2015 we need a hearing outlining the importance of sharing patient’s medical info among their various medical providers, the truth is, we do. Thankfully, we have Sen. Elizabeth Warren ¬†spearheading the movement to bring...
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Electronic Health Info Petition

Have you always wanted easy, online access to your medical records? Did you know that in every state but one, someone else owns YOUR medical records? Take a look at this chart, which outlines exactly who owns your medical records. Are you as shocked and...
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If Air Travel Worked Like Health Care.

This video is a hilarious, sad and unfortunately, quite accurate depiction of how fragmented our health care system is. Our health care system is antiquated at best, in a time where you can basically wear a computer on your wrist? How is this OK with...
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Is interoperability to blame for medical errors?

Taken from an article written by Erin McAnn- Managing Editor for Healthcare IT News, according to new data published by the non-partisan Gary and Mary West Health Institute, which sought input from nurses nationwide, the answer is an astounding “yes”....
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