Tag: Interoperability

Leveraging Technology For Integrated Diagnostic Reporting

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Chrystal Adams, Associate Vice President, XIFIN and Don Rule, CEO, Translational Software There is ongoing effort in healthcare to integrate and expand the use of patient data to improve clinical decision making and support cost-effective, patient-centered care. Much of the needed data resides within the diagnostic specialties of pathology, radiology, laboratory, and molecular diagnostics. […]

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Whose Image Is It?

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution wrote a nice reflection/opinion piece on Sectra’s website entitled “Who Can Claim Ownership of a Pathology Image?” Simon reflects on “single vendor” or “end-to-end” versus “best of breed” approach. I find the arguments to be compelling for looking at one approach compared to the other […]

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The Unleashed Power of Digital Pathology: Is There a Way Forward?

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The featured post for today is guest written by Dr. Anil Parwani, known throughout the industry as a key opinion leader and has been very active in digital pathology among many other professional and research interests. In his post he looks back 15 years to our first meeting at a pathology meeting, perhaps in a […]

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Digital Pathology Solution Provider, Inspirata, Announces Interface to Address Interoperability Challenges in Cancer Center Pathology Departments 

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The lack of seamless communication between disparate diagnostic systems in U.S. cancer centers can slow down the workflow for pathologists, which can lead to delays in diagnosis.  Tampa, FL, March 10, 2016 – Cancer diagnostics and pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata, Inc., has developed an innovative interface that aggregates patient diagnostic information from disparate clinical […]

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Interoperability Should But Will Not Happen

| November 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

Fee-for-service medicine doesn’t provide the incentive for sharing information. Accountable care and integrated care models have native incentives for having complete information and sharing that only amongst themselves. For as long as I can remember everyone in healthcare has been talking about “interoperability”. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, enacted […]

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Epic to Lobby Congress with Message of Interoperability

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

So let me see if I have this straight — Epic has hired a lobbying firm to lobby Congress to counter stories they are not interoperable with other systems when in fact they are?  And the people you are going to take this message to is Congress? The same Congress is one of the least productive […]

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