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Closing the Gap Between Patients and Their Records

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/27/22 4:19 PM

How PRISMA creates a seamless care network

From Tiffin to Coldwater, from Pauling to Upper Sandusky, orthopedic patients in Northwest Ohio are never far from one of the offices of the Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio (OIO). But the more important point is this: No matter which office provides care, the distance between the patient and that patient’s records is essentially zero.

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Topics: Interoperability, interoperability in healthcare, electronic medical records, health search engine, patient information, coordinate care, ohio

Toward the Liberation of Medical Data

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 11/30/21 5:35 PM

How Interoperability Can Solve the Data Silo Dilemma

Since ancient times, humans have used silos for the storage of crops. Efficient and sometimes elegant, such silos have helped sustain and advance human civilization. In the last century or so, however, humans have begun putting data into silos, with decidedly mixed results.

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Topics: Interoperability, healthcare interoperability, interoperability in healthcare

SMART on FHIR: How Apps Are Shaping Healthcare’s Future

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 9/9/21 10:57 AM

Harnessing technology to meet human needs

In 1969, microbiologist René Dubos won the Pulitzer Prize for “So Human an Animal,” an eloquent exploration of how technology must respect the uniqueness and value of human lives.

“Like the evolutionary development of mankind, the experiential development of each individual person consists in an integrated series of responses to environmental stimuli,” Dubos wrote. “In most situations, the effects of the total environment on the body and the mind must therefore be interrelated.”
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Topics: Interoperability, Eva, patient data, PRISMA, FHIR, smart on fhir, interoperability in healthcare

Winning the Medical Information Game

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/6/21 3:44 PM

How PRISMA can help your practice with interoperability

Your providers thrive when they have access to the latest information on health, illness, and treatments. A 2006 study by the American Medical Informatics Association concluded that when physicians need good information they seek out gold-standard sources, including high-quality medical journals and reputable websites that specialize in their area of expertise.

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Topics: Interoperability, Electronic Health Records, PRISMA, interoperability in healthcare, electronic medical records, health search engine, patient information, coordinate care

What it Takes to Better Know Your Patients

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 3/2/21 8:00 AM

With healthcare data constantly flowing in from multiple sources, how are providers supposed to best organize patient information within their EHR? Truly knowing your patient population starts by finding a means of aggregating scattered data and then funneling it into a convenient and organized system.

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Topics: wearables, wearable devices, Interoperability, podcast, telehealth, TeleVisits, PRISMA, interoperability in healthcare, One Patient One Record, electronic medical records, medical records, reimbursement, EHR data, healow Insights, wearable technology, wearable health devices

What’s FHIR and How Will It Drive Healthcare Interoperability?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 2/23/21 3:00 PM

People everywhere will turn to online marketplaces like Amazon® or eBay® to purchase gifts for friends and family. Now, imagine the frustration that would ensue if these companies made a decision to only allow access through a single browser and on a specific type of mobile device.

Users want the freedom to be able to access a website from any browser, on any device, and any operating system. This same need for independence and ease of use carries over when providers need to access healthcare data between EHRs. FHIR is the means of achieving this.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Interoperability, healthcare interoperability, FHIR, smart on fhir, FHIR API, FHIR standard, interoperability in healthcare, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource

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