John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media , November 8, 2013
A lack of standards, privacy concerns, and proprietary and competition issues are just a few of the hurdles hampering the interoperability of EHR data among participants in health information exchanges.
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media , November 7, 2013
A developing discipline aims to find ways to measure efficient accuracy and diagnostic prowess, just as we now scrutinize core measures and surgical outcomes.
November 04, 2013
ECRI Institute collects data on adverse events and near misses and releases an annual report on the top technology dangers in healthcare.
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , November 5, 2013
Destructive APIs, a lack of interoperability standards—and their glacial pace—and Twitter are a few of the tech irritants on Scott Mace's mind this week.
Epic recently announced an application program interface (API) for its EHR software. Details remain sketchy, but I can guarantee one thing: Somewhere down the road, for some good reason, Epic will change its API and break a whole bunch of things built on top of the first API.