How Patient Generated Health Data Affects Interoperability

How Patient Generated Health Data Affects Interoperability

Healthcare organizations are swimming in it. Patients are becoming increasingly empowered with it. And investors are pouring millions of dollars into medical devices and apps that will generate even more of it. It is patient generated health data (PGHD), and it has...
Three Challenges FHIR 4 Faces

Three Challenges FHIR 4 Faces

In January 2019, HL7 published the fourth release of their FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) standard. While this release was notable due to the standard passing the normative ballot — meaning future changes will be backward compatible — FHIR 4 still...
Part II: FHIR 4 Workflow and Technology

Part II: FHIR 4 Workflow and Technology

Part I: FHIR 4 Terminology and Data Models detailed the ways FHIR 4 helps solve for healthcare interoperability in terms of terminology and data models. In this second installment, workflow and technology take front stage. And while HL7 FHIR supports data movement on...
Part I: FHIR 4 Terminology and Data Models

Part I: FHIR 4 Terminology and Data Models

FHIR 4, the latest iteration of the HL7 interoperability standard, made its much-anticipated debut earlier this year, bringing several new components, as well as stability and backward compatibility.In part one of this blog series, we will discuss two of the five axes...
The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

The digitization of healthcare data governed most of the last decade, but now the industry has reached a turning point. In the coming years, there will be a concerted effort toward bending costs and better understanding patients’ needs.As a result, provider...
Azure API for FHIR Expands Possibilities for FHIR Workflows

Azure API for FHIR Expands Possibilities for FHIR Workflows

Microsoft recently announced the availability of the Azure API for FHIR®. The Azure API for FHIR provides an enterprise-grade FHIR repository that a user can provision and start using in minimal time. With high performance and low latency, it provides implementers...
Ticket Validation through Corepoint Integration Engine

Ticket Validation through Corepoint Integration Engine

When an issue arises in the world of healthcare IT that affects the exchange of clinical data, it is crucial to act fast. If not, it could result in a domino effect throughout a healthcare organization that negatively impacts patient care.So how does an organization...
DocuTAP: Connecting Urgent Care Clinics to CareQuality

DocuTAP: Connecting Urgent Care Clinics to CareQuality

Healthcare organizations must continually confront a changing and challenging landscape, and the need for interoperability remains a priority for all. This was the case for DocuTAP, one of Corepoint Health’s vendor clients, when they made the decision to connect their...
Enhancing IT Support at Children’s of Alabama

Enhancing IT Support at Children’s of Alabama

The world of healthcare IT rarely sleeps. Critical data is exchanged around the clock so patients can receive the timely, urgent care they need. And if something halts or delays this process, an organization’s resources, finances, and ability to deliver patient care...
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