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 Previously, in “TEFCA: A beginning for nationwide interoperability ,” we discussed the basics of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), an ambitious plan assembled by The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to provide an “on-ramp” to nationwide interoperability for healthcare data.
The LOINC Document Ontology was developed to identify, characterize, and organize documents exchanged between healthcare systems.
Teleradiology is the sending of radiological patient images and reports in multiple modalities from one location to another, for the purpose of sharing studies and results with other radiologists and physicians.
The opioid crisis has far reaching and long lasting effects, and the problem is scaling up exponentially.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or topics that relate to their products or services, avoiding a marketing or sales focus. In this context, I gave a talk on how…
Recently, I attended the Health Level 7 (HL7) Working Group Meeting in New Orleans for the first time.


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