Interoperabilty

With its EHR modernization efforts in limbo, the agency's top IT boss has stepped aside. 
Despite widespread adoption of the technology, health systems and clinicians are still trying to find best practices.
New research showed that interruptions drastically increase a nurse's mental workload during EMR documentation.
The healthcare industry’s consolidation drag race will have a referee after all.
The pharmacy chain is integrating pharmacist- and provider-facing tools to help them recommend cheaper alternatives.
The United States Coast Guard will finally be digitizing its health records.
The first challenge of the new multi-agency MyHealthEData initiative? Getting people to a website. 
The agency put out a new Request for Information to gauge vendor interest and capabilities. 
Proponents and detractors alike agree that blockchain still lacks proven use cases in healthcare. Some major companies want to change that. 
"It's just coming at us fast and furious, with CVS and Aetna, Cigna and Express Scripts, and maybe this," the President of American Antitrust Institute said.
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