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In recent months, Gevity’s Health Data Exchange (HDX) practice helped multiple client organizations upgrade their InterSystems HealthShare™ solution to the latest IRIS™ platform, delivering material benefits in just a few weeks. Gevity's HDX Practice Lead, Joe Wagner, wanted to share some of what we’ve learned in this blog post, for the benefit of current InterSystems clients as well as for organizations not yet on the latest version of any competing interoperability platform.
Sebastien Roy shares his thoughts in a blog post on the multiplication of contact tracing apps. Per the author, exposure notification apps are all the rage, but your rage should be directed at the lack of proper contact tracing infrastructure instead. Read the full blog post to find out more.
For years we’ve been hearing that the US healthcare system is moving towards value-based care, whereby providers are paid through alternatives to the traditional, fee-for-service payment model. These alternative payment models include financial incentives linked to effectively managing a population or episode of care, such as shared savings, at-risk, pay-for-performance, care coordination fee, bundled payments or capitated payments. Today, approximately 60% of healthcare spend is tied to some form of value-based payment.
If you scan healthcare IT news regularly, you’ll notice a recurring theme: healthcare organizations of all sizes across the globe are dealing with an increasingly insidious, dangerous and expensive-to-resolve threat, and while it’s not biological, it is often infectious and can result in enormous financial and human costs.
If you travel to a developing country, you might be surprised by the ubiquity of modern – and the lack of legacy – technology. That’s because, as SingularityHub explains … “in developing countries, particularly African ones, millions of people are skipping the technological evolution process, leapfrogging over now-obsolete technologies and going straight to modern fixes.”
HL7’s Working Group meeting is coming to Canada from May 4 to 10, hosted at Le Sheraton Centre, Montreal. This presents a wonderful opportunity for Canadians to get up to speed on healthcare interoperability standards, and in particular, the one that’s starting to re-shape the healthcare industry – FHIR.
HL7’s Working Group meeting consists of several components: the FHIR connectathon, HL7 education, working group sessions and Clinicians on FHIR.
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