New Zealand’s largest PHO ProCare selects Indici in PMS review

New Zealand’s largest PHO ProCare selects Indici in PMS review

New Zealand’s largest primary health organisation (PHO), ProCare, has selected Indici after a year-long practice management system (PMS) review. ProCare chief executive Steve Boomer says, “The ProCare PMS review steering group and ProCare Board have reached agreement that Indici is the system best suited to our needs. “However, we cannot recommend this as a preferred […]

HL7 gives a glimpse of FHIR 5

HL7 gives a glimpse of FHIR 5

Health Level 7 International on Monday offered a peek at its roadmap for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, aka FHIR 5. WHY IT MATTERSFHIR is widely viewed as holding great promise for enabling health data sharing among vendors, providers, payers, government, health information exchanges and other entities.  THE LARGER TRENDHL7 earlier this month posted the eagerly […]

Innovation Live highlights AI, blockchain, VR, more at HIMSS19

Innovation Live highlights AI, blockchain, VR, more at HIMSS19

For forward-looking HIMSS19 attendees interested in the very latest on subjects ranging from blockchain to artificial intelligence to virtual reality, the place to be at the global health IT conference is the Innovation Live Pavilion. Filtering through the noise “Innovation Live is the destination for innovative-themed exhibition, education and networking on the show floor,” said […]

Vanderbilt combines AI and Smart on FHIR in an EHR voice assistant

Vanderbilt combines AI and Smart on FHIR in an EHR voice assistant

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of the first provider organizations to develop a voice assistant for electronic health records that can give verbal summaries back to providers using natural language processing. With VEVA, the Vanderbilt EHR Voice Assistant, the health system is using NLP artificial intelligence from Nuance to help interpret voice requests, and […]

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How HIEs can enable public health reporting when EHRs fall short

Healthcare’s Holy Grail of widespread information sharing holds considerable promise as well as daunting challenges and public health reporting is among the places it is playing out. “Interoperability can automate routine reporting processes that can alleviate burden on providers while improving data gathering processes for public health organizations,” said Brian Dixon, a research scientist at […]