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HIMSS, IHE USA and IWG announce plan to streamline and strengthen how electronic health records and health information exchanges share patient data. 


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Nov 17, 2014

OFFICIAL PR:
New Program to Simplify Digital Health Data Exchange, Making it Easier for Healthcare Providers to Get Connected Health IT

HIMSS, IHE USA and the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup announce plan to streamline and strengthen how electronic health records and health information exchanges share patient data.  CHICAGO and NEW YORK CITY – Health information technology customers expect products to work efficiently and consistently - whether it’s a Wi-Fi connection for a computer or the ability to securely share health dat…

Apr 4, 2013

OFFICIAL PR:

Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Awards the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup Exemplar HIE Governance Program Cooperative Agreement

Program will facilitate workgroup’s efforts to further test, implement, and advance interoperability standards across vendors and states  New York, NY (April 4, 2013) - The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) today announced that it has been awarded a cooperative agreement by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to participate in the Exemplar HIE Govern…

Oct 11, 2012

OFFICIAL PR:

HEALTH IT TESTING PROGRAM WILL ENABLE HEALTH DATA SHARING FOR MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. PATIENTS AND THEIR PROVIDERS

Public-Private Partnership Selects CCHIT as Compliance Testing Body NEW YORK – October 11, 2012 – More than half the U.S. population and their health care providers could soon have access to health data shared across multiple states and systems. A public-private partnership of states, public agencies, federally-funded health information exchanges (HIEs) and health information technology (HIT) com…

Feb 21, 2012

OFFICIAL PR:

10 States Now Unified to Standardize Health Data Interoperability

Workgroup now consists of 10 states and 26 vendors agreeing to standard specifications, best practices to enable easy sharing of electronic records New York, NY – The effort to eliminate barriers to sharing electronic health records (EHRs) continues to pick up momentum, with 10 states and 26 vendors now signed on to create standard specifications to allow “out of the box” connectivity between he…

Nov 9, 2011

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Multiple States and Vendors Agree On Standard Health Data Connectivity Specifications

New York, NY – A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records (EHRs) today issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections between healthcare providers, health information exchanges (HIEs) and other data-sharing partners. The specifications are now available for the public to view at www.interopwg.org. The objective of th…