Distributed Health 2018 – A Summary

Last week, Lin Wan and I attended the largest conference dedicated to blockchain in healthcare, Distributed Health, which took place in Nashville, TN on Nov. 5 and 6.  Learned, saw and heard a lot – from keynotes to company pitches to hallway conversations, so as I reflect back, here are some of my observations. First, … Continue reading “Distributed Health 2018 – A Summary”

Health Story Project May 2018 Roundtable

Health Story Project Roundtable: The Power of C-CDA to Facilitate eCQMs May 7, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT (Virtual Event) As the industry continues its shift toward value-based care, quality measures have taken on an increasing role in reimbursement, process improvement and care delivery. However, reporting requirements have added administrative burdens to hospitals and clinicians … Continue reading “Health Story Project May 2018 Roundtable”

CedarBridge Group and Stella Technology Showcase Project on Interoperability in Action day

CedarBridge Group and Stella Technology Showcase Project on Interoperability in Action day; CareApprove™ puts health data exchange in patients’ hands with a mobile patient consent app that’s now in final round of Move Health Data Forward Challenge.  (March 20, 2017, Portland, OR) – Today during a live webinar hosted by the Office of the National … Continue reading “CedarBridge Group and Stella Technology Showcase Project on Interoperability in Action day”

HIMSS17 Conference & Exhibition

HIMSS17 was quite an event last week…  Busier and crazier than ever, with over 42,000 people in attendance, and lots and lots of miles of walking in between meetings, booth visits, educational sessions and Interoperability Showcase demos! Time for some post-HIMSS reflection, starting with some of the emerging technology trends this year: There was a … Continue reading “HIMSS17 Conference & Exhibition”

CedarBridge Group and Stella Technology Care Approve Project Advances to Phase 2 in HHS Move Health Data Forward Challenge

What if we put health data control in patients’ hands? CareApprove™ can do it. We are thrilled to announce that today, patients are a little closer to directing how their individual health data flows. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced today that CedarBridge Group LLC has been awarded a phase one funding prize … Continue reading “CedarBridge Group and Stella Technology Care Approve Project Advances to Phase 2 in HHS Move Health Data Forward Challenge”

ConCert by HIMSS: Evolving standards and the value proposition for interoperability

HIT Leaders and News Interoperability is HOT. ONC’s Interoperability Roadmap is ambitious. Organizations like CommonWell Health Alliance and the Center for Medical Interoperability, an offshoot of the San Diego-based West Health/Gary and Mary West Health Foundation  are doing great niche work through facilitating industry collaboration to advance common methodologies and standards. And the most recent addition, … Continue reading “ConCert by HIMSS: Evolving standards and the value proposition for interoperability”