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E-prescribing: Embrace interoperability

March 21, 2016Ken Majkowski

A. At the recent annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, a major industry pledge was announced by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information. The wide-reaching pledge was dedicated to reaching full interoperability in health IT. Simply put, interoperability are the standards that make it possible to electronically share patient information from the EHR with other healthcare providers.While interoperability is delivering better patient care...

Electronic Health Record (EHR), HIMSS, Interoperability, Ken Majkowski, Stratice Healthcare

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What's going on over in healthcare IT?

May 26, 2015John Andrews

CHICAGO - Based on the attendance figures for HIMSS15 at Chicago's McCormick Place in April, healthcare IT is a very healthy market.Organized by the Chicago-based Health Information Management and Systems Society, the four-day event drew more than 40,000 attendees—an 11% increase over last year—while the more than 1,300 exhibitors set a new record.HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith said the event is “more than just socializing and getting information—it's an event...

Healthcare IT, HIMSS

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