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  1. CommonWell Health Alliance Expands With New Vendors And HIEs

    The expansion is expected to help support meaningful interoperability. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. CVS Creates First Private Portal To Connect To HealthFinder.gov

    The collaboration will put lifesaving information about preventive services in consumers’ hands. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. 70% Of Consumers Support Electronic Transmission

    The majority of patients support the electronic transmission of their health records, despite privacy concerns. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HIE Cuts Excess Radiology Exams In Half

    The use of a health information exchange dramatically reduced the number of radiology exams ordered by doctors according to a recent study. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Can The Cloud Facilitate Interoperability?

    Managing and sharing the increasing amount of data being generated may be made easier by leveraging cloud technology. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Interoperability Momentum Builds At Houston HIE

    Majority of hospital market now participating in regional health information exchange By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. 76% Of Hospitals Engaged In Electronic Sharing Of Health Info Last Year

    This represents a 23 percent increase since 2013 and an 85 percent increase since 2008, the year AHA started collecting this information. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. HIT Use Doubled Since 2012, Yet Providers Remain Pessimistic

    According to an Accenture survey, although the use of health IT has doubled in the past few years, fewer providers believe electronic health records improve treatment decisions. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Epic, Other Vendors Waive Data Sharing Fees

    The decision follows criticism of vendors for impeding interoperability and information exchange. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Data Sharing Between Providers Concerns Patients

    Although most patients believe providers protect their data, many are concerned data sharing puts their information at risk. By Katie Wike, contributing writer