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2014-03-24 08:24:57

Igniting an Interoperable Healthcare System white paper summarizes HCI-DC 2014 event with guidance on driving interoperability SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today released a white paper summarizing the HCI-DC 2014: Igniting an Interoperable Healthcare System conference, featuring lessons learned and synthesizing findings into a call for action...

2014-02-03 08:27:15

Patients, providers, vendors, hospital executives and federal agencies to address technical and business challenges of communicating data between different systems SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will host HCI-DC 2014: Igniting an Interoperable Health Care System, a conference designed to catalyze action and identify the greatest...

2013-10-02 12:29:31

ONC partners on fourth West Health Institute-developed Health Care Innovation DC (HCI-DC) - Conference to bring together key stakeholders driving medical interoperability SAN DIEGO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced they will co-host HCI-DC 2014: Igniting an Interoperable Health Care System, a Feb. 6, 2014 conference...

2013-09-16 12:28:08

SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenieMD, a Silicon Valley based, global provider of mobile healthcare solutions, announced today the company's first place finish in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's (ONC) Blue Button Co-Design Challenge. The purpose of the challenge was to engage developers and patients to increase the number of priority patient-facing applications able to receive clinical data via Blue Button Direct. GenieMD developed an...

2013-07-23 23:26:00

Corepoint Health is one of only eight health IT vendors to receive certification under new program launched by IHE USA and ICSA Labs. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Corepoint Integration Engine was awarded 2013 IHE USA Certification as part of a new healthcare certification program to help address one of the industry’s most challenging issues – the incompatibility of software and IT systems. The certification program, a joint initiative of IHE USA and ICSA Labs, builds on...

2013-05-15 08:31:13

Patrick Gordon to share CBC's past, present and future at May 22 meeting in D.C. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The success of the Colorado Beacon Consortium (CBC) represents one leg of an ongoing journey--a journey that began before the three-year Beacon project and will continue well into the future. CBC Director Patrick Gordon will deliver this message to a national audience during a May 22, 2013 meeting, "The Beacon Community Experience:...

2013-02-26 12:27:36

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of Michigan is being recognized by the federal government as national leaders in the effort to enhance the safety and quality of health care by embracing the use of health information technology. The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology commended the Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN), recognizing that 94 percent of pharmacies in the state of Michigan participate in...

2013-02-14 12:22:42

MARSHFIELD, Wis., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, a division of Marshfield Clinic, announced today that its first completed mobile app has won a national competition that challenged competitors to develop a program that will help improve heart health in the U.S. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/CG60196) The app, Heart Health Mobile, was developed for the Million Hearts Risk Check Challenge, organized by the Department of Health and...

2013-01-29 12:27:53

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Using the MedInformatix Radiology Information System (RIS), Carolina Regional Radiology (CRR), a full-service imaging and interventional radiology practice serving a 10-county region, has begun collecting and tracking a year's worth of patient health data for the federal Stage 1 Meaningful Use effort. The MedInformatix RIS with EHR Version 7.5 facilitates electronic health data-gathering, a key health information technology goal sought in...

2012-06-19 02:27:42

Family physician will share how Beacon efforts have helped transform his practice and community GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health information technology can transform health care delivery, and federal support has helped make it possible. That's part of the message Dr. Gregory Reicks, a family physician in Grand Junction, Colo., will deliver to the White House today. He will represent Colorado Beacon at a White House and Department of...