Innovation, Med Tech

Using Process Automation to Bridge the FHIR Adoption Gap

December 19, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Today, only 24% of healthcare companies utilize FHIR application program interfaces (APIs), according to the Engine Group commissioned by Change Healthcare. FHIR, or Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, defines how healthcare information can be exchanged between different computer systems regardless of […]


Lack of EHR, data interoperability holding back value-based care

September 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The lack of electronic health record interoperability and sharing of patient data continue to be major barriers to value-based care in Medicare. That’s the consensus of healthcare stakeholders who testified late last week before the House Energy and Commerce Health […]

EHR & EMR, Innovation, Patient Experience

Apple expands effort to give patients iPhone access to medical records

April 2, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Apple has launched an enhancement to its Health app that enables patients at participating U.S. hospitals and clinics to get access to their medical records from multiple providers on their iPhones. Previously, 12 major providers—including Cedars-Sinai, Johns Hopkins Medicine and […]


VA launches platform for developers to build apps for vets

March 9, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a beta version of its cloud-based application programming interface management platform that will provide commercial software developers with access to tools for building mobile and web apps on a standard set of APIs. […]

EHR & EMR, Innovation, Medical Devices

Apple Health app effort to engage consumers by sharing EHR info

February 19, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Apple’s recently announced efforts to enhance the healthcare capabilities of its iPhone Health app represent a jump-start for efforts to advance the coordination of patient care through record sharing. The push has direct implications for Apple’s designs to play a […]


Apps to enable patients to access their EHRs, share with researchers

February 21, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

A project at Harvard Medical School funded by the National Institutes of Health is leveraging HL7’s emerging Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard and OAuth 2.0 security profiles to enable individuals to access their health data and share it with […]


Why healthcare organizations and vendors need to embrace APIs

January 13, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Application programming interfaces give access to data created by others, enabling a computer programmer or someone working on a computer to call up another program and get it to do a particular task, explains Brian Murphy, an industry analyst at […]