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  1. On-Demand HIE Now A Reality

    Statewide health information network set to securely exchange patient information for improved care coordination and patient outcomes. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  2. Cost Hinders HIE Interoperability

    According to a recent presentation from the eHealth Initiative, HIEs continue to struggle with high costs and technology hurdles that make interoperability difficult to achieve. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Interoperability Barriers Plague HIEs

    A recent survey reveals there a many remaining challenges. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Stakeholders Tell Congress To Pass HIT Legislation

    A slew of healthcare players send a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to provide clarity and certainty for the oversight of health information technology. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Federal HIT Strategic Plan To Look Beyond MU

    DeSalvo looks to refresh HIT strategies for promoting interoperability. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. IT Adoption: Too Many Hospitals In ‘Watch And Wait’ Mode

    A new report issued by the Harvard Business Review and Verizon finds only one percent of healthcare industry leaders cite major changes in business models. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. HIMSS Releases Interoperability Plan

    A HIMSS whitepaper details the challenges interoperability presents and recommends ways to advance this type of critical connection in the U.S. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Healthcare Celebrates 9th Annual National Health IT Week

    The ninth annual, week-long national forum for developing common ground among public- and private-sector organizations is a perfect opportunity to advance health IT causes. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. HIEs Connect Before Disaster Strikes

    In California, HHS is connecting the state’s 35 health information exchanges in case of unexpected events like the recent earthquake. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. CHIME: New MU Final Rule 'All But Ensures Industry Struggles Will Continue'

    CMS Promises That MU is Making Progress Fall on Deaf Ears. By Christine Kern, contributing writer