Posts Tagged ‘semantic interoperability’

Health Language Selected by Holy Name Medical Center to Improve Problem and Diagnosis Search

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July 7, 2014 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) has selected Health Language® to improve problem and diagnosis searches within its electronic health record (EHR). HNMC will use the Health Language Workflow-Enhancing Search solution to support encoding its problem lists in SNOMED-CT® for Stage 2 Meaningful Use and the transition to ICD-10. Read more

Certify Data Systems Showcases Interoperability

Certify Data Systems, Inc., a pioneer of rapidly deployable and scalable Heath Information Exchange (HIE) systems, today announced that its enterprise HIE platform, HealthLogix ™, passed numerous Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) profile tests at the 2013 IHE North America Connectathon, held January 28 – February 2 inChicago, Ill. The company is a subsidiary of Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies. Read more

InteliChart Chooses Symedical Server for Better Clinical Data Exchange

According to a recent article out of the company, “InteliChart, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, vendor-neutral technologies that facilitate healthcare information exchange, has selected Clinical Architecture’s Symedical® Server for semantic interoperability and comprehensive terminology management for its suite of health information exchange solutions. InteliChart will use the solution to improve the way it represents, stores, processes and shares clinical and administrative data with different systems, which will result in the exchange of more meaningful data.” Read more

Interoperability in Health Care: What’s the Hold Up?

Kathleen Roney of Becker’s Hospital Review recently opined, “In order for the healthcare industry to move toward preventive care and population health management, clinical information needs to flow freely across networks and between hospitals and physicians. For this reason, healthcare organizations need interoperability — efficient yet secure means for IT systems and software applications to communicate and exchange patient data. While CMS focused the latest stage of its meaningful use program on measures and objectives to encourage interoperability, the effect of that will not be seen until later in 2013 and early 2014 when providers begin to incorporate those measures and objectives into their clinical work. ” Read more