Health Information Exchange Technology News

The long-term care industry in November is changing its standard for electronic prescribing, as the federal government is requiring that those who e-prescribe must use the SCRIPT standard of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.  read more »
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) today announced that it is winding down all operations, effective immediately, with all work slated to end by November 14, 2014. According to CCHIT, customers and business colleagues have been notified and its staff is assisting in the transition.  read more »
Healthcare organizations have historically focused their disaster recovery efforts on protecting against unlikely but major events such as fires, floods and natural disasters. But with 24/7 hospital operations, even the smallest of interruptions can have serious consequences to delivering patient care.  read more »
In a new series, HDM goes one-on-one with the heads of private exchanges. What makes one exchange different from the rest? First up: Don Garlitz, bswift's executive director of exchange solutions.  read more »
Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center has launched a comprehensive Patient Cost Estimator tool for prospective patients, providing them with an estimate of what their out-of-pocket cost will be for a variety of medical and surgical services based on their health insurance policy.  read more »
Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center has launched a comprehensive Patient Cost Estimator tool for prospective patients, providing them with an estimate of what their out-of-pocket cost will be for a variety of medical and surgical services based on their health insurance policy.  read more »
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