Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

How Post-Acute Facilities Can Improve Workflows and Patient Care Coordination

From a care-coordination standpoint, it would be ideal if a patient’s entire healthcare journey took place in a single location. The patient’s primary care physician could take an elevator to the surgical floor and speak directly with that team about the unique circumstances of the patient’s upcoming procedure. After surgery, the acute-care staff could walk […]

Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Ready to Meet the New CMS Final Ruling Deadline? An Overview of ADT Notifications

In An Already Challenging Healthcare Environment, Electronic ADT (Admission, Discharge, and Transfer) Notifications Are More Critical Than Ever Brenda Hopkins, J2 Chief Health Information Officer, recently authored a number of blogs where she outlined how the current pandemic and new compliance requirements bring communication and interoperability challenges to the forefront of healthcare. These blogs reinforced […]

Interoperability

Bidirectional Exchange: Another Major Step Toward Healthcare Interoperability

Imagine this scenario. While visiting his daughter and grandchild out of state, a man experiences shortness of breath and chest pains. His daughter rushes him to an urgent care. Thanks to their patient query technology, the medical staff is able to quickly locate important data from the man’s primary care physician before treating him. Score […]

Interoperability

New Healthcare Interoperability Solution Leverages Age-Old Technology

According to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) State of Interoperability among U.S. Non-federal Acute Care Hospitals in 2018 Report, released in March 2020, the use of traditional fax for data exchange continues to rise. In a recent article published in Healthcare IT Today, J2 Global’s John Nebergall discusses how […]

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