Taking care of Interoperability

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about interoperability. This has been the main goal at MediPortal since the beginning.But, what’s interoperability? In the most rudimentary state, interoperability describes systems and devices that can exchange data, and interpret that shared data. It is at the very center of health IT’s promises. Let me give you an example, when machines can interpret data and perform automatic functions, such as integrating lab results from one facility into the EHR system of another Continue reading “Taking care of Interoperability”

What Will 2017 Bring for Healthcare Analytics, Interoperability?

2017 is likely to be a red letter year for healthcare analytics as interoperability, machine learning, and population health management bring major changes to the industry.

After a tumultuous end to 2016, healthcare providers may be looking for a chance to catch their breath before diving back into solving some of the industry’s most intractable problems.  But the growing pressures of interoperability, big data analytics, and value-based care aren’t likely to give anyone a break.

2017 is already gearing up to be a challenging year for hospitals, physicians, and their expanding web of Continue reading “What Will 2017 Bring for Healthcare Analytics, Interoperability?”

THE POWER OF INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION

Innovation is essential to the continued transformation of health and lives through IT. Innovative ideas, processes and solutions improve safety, quality, communication, efficiency, satisfaction, and outcomes, and they reduce the cost of care.

When we think of innovation, we often think of the invention of something new. But true innovation is not found in new ideas alone – or in the creative reframing of previous ideas. It is found in the execution, Continue reading “THE POWER OF INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION”

You Will Be Able to Access Your Own Health Data

From the beginning, MediPortal has been dedicated to a simple but crucial vision and underlying belief that health data should be available to individuals and providers regardless of where care occurs.

After all, how many times have you arrived at a doctor’s appointment, only to have a clipboard handed to you to fill out your entire medical history, emergency contact information and information about other specialists you have seen? It has probably happened more than a few times, and with each handoff of the clipboard, you likely longed for a better way or wondered how it would all get taken care of in the event that you couldn’t fill out those forms yourself.
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