Drummond Group Unveils First-of-its-Kind FHIR Client Certification Program, a Groundbreaking Initiative in Health IT Standards
Drummond Group, a trusted provider of interoperability and security testing, certification, assessment, and advisory services for the health and commerce IT industries , today announces the launch of a unique FHIR Client Certification program.
Cleveland Clinic London is the First Private Hospital in the UK to be Awarded with HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 Accreditation
Cleveland Clinic London has been awarded HIMSS EMRAM stage 6 accreditation, becoming the first private hospital in the UK to receive this achievement and one of eight hospitals in total that are Stage 6 and above in the UK.
Ontario Shores Becomes First Hospital System in Canada to Earn Three Stage 7 Validations
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has become the first mental health hospital in the world, and the first hospital in Canada, to receive three Stage 7 achievements on HIMSS Maturity Models.
Inaugural Data Usability Summit Supports Nationwide Movement for Enhanced Quality of Electronic Health Information
The Sequoia Project, a non-profit and trusted advocate for nationwide health information technology (health IT) interoperability, just concluded a first-of-its-kind Data Usability Summit that began mapping out plans and timelines for making health data more useful to people and computers. The summit is part of the nonprofit’s Data Usability Taking Root initiative launched earlier this year.
ONC Awards The Sequoia Project 5-Year TEFCA RCE Contract
The Sequoia Project, a leading advocate for health information exchange and health IT interoperability, was chosen by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to continue as the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) to support the implementation of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).
Immunization Integration Program’s Next Set of Priorities Selected to Improve Immunization Interoperability and Information Sharing
The Immunization Integration Program’s next set of priorities have been selected to improve immunization interoperability and information sharing, to begin in 2023. The program is a collaborative partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Immunization Registry Association and HIMSS.
Epic Launches Connection Hub: Open to All Developers
Epic announces Connection Hub, a place for vendors to share their ability to interoperate with Epic software. The new site, which opens January 9, 2023, will allow any vendor with a connection to Epic to list their app and self-report if they have achieved successful data exchange.