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The Center for Medical Interoperability Launches Industry-Wide Verification Program

The Center for Medical Interoperability (“The Center”) today announced the launch of C4MI VerifiedTM – a testing program to accelerate the availability of connected technology solutions …

The 66 hospitals, health systems that signed Epic's letter opposing interoperability rules – Becker's Hospital Review

The 66 hospitals, health systems that signed Epic's letter opposing interoperability rules  Becker's Hospital Review

VUMC eyes EHR optimization with new clinical informatics center – Becker's Hospital Review

VUMC eyes EHR optimization with new clinical informatics center  Becker's Hospital Review

55 things to know about Epic, Cerner, Meditech, Allscripts and Athenahealth – Becker's Hospital Review

55 things to know about Epic, Cerner, Meditech, Allscripts and Athenahealth  Becker's Hospital Review

Western Digital Corp (WDC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript – Nasdaq

Western Digital Corp (WDC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript  Nasdaq

Morning Briefing for Monday, January 27, 2020 – Kaiser Health News

Morning Briefing for Monday, January 27, 2020  Kaiser Health News

Vanderbilt researchers receive $2.7M to use AI for suicide prediction – Becker's Hospital Review

Vanderbilt researchers receive $2.7M to use AI for suicide prediction  Becker's Hospital Review

Health Care Delivery and Payment System Reforms – Annals of Internal Medicine

Health Care Delivery and Payment System Reforms  Annals of Internal Medicine

Cigna, Oscar Health Form New Brand for Small Business Plans – HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Cigna, Oscar Health Form New Brand for Small Business Plans  HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Report on Patient Privacy Volume 20, Number 1. Privacy Briefs: January 2020 – JD Supra

Report on Patient Privacy Volume 20, Number 1. Privacy Briefs: January 2020  JD Supra

20 things to know about Epic, Cerner heading into 2020 – Becker's Hospital Review

20 things to know about Epic, Cerner heading into 2020  Becker's Hospital Review

The major areas where 5 health IT execs will spend their time in 2020 – Becker's Hospital Review

The major areas where 5 health IT execs will spend their time in 2020  Becker's Hospital Review

36 hospitals, health systems that partnered with big tech in 2019 – Becker's Hospital Review

36 hospitals, health systems that partnered with big tech in 2019  Becker's Hospital Review

The 53 digital health mergers and acquisitions we covered in 2019 – MobiHealthNews

The 53 digital health mergers and acquisitions we covered in 2019  MobiHealthNews

5 health IT execs on exciting patient experience initiatives for 2020 – Becker's Hospital Review

5 health IT execs on exciting patient experience initiatives for 2020  Becker's Hospital Review

Epic, VUMC team up to prevent ICU delirium – Becker's Hospital Review

Epic, VUMC team up to prevent ICU delirium  Becker's Hospital Review

What We Learned About Healthcare M&A This Year: 3 Lessons – HealthLeaders Media

What We Learned About Healthcare M&A This Year: 3 Lessons  HealthLeaders Media

CMS selects Aspire Health co-founder to lead innovation center – Becker's Hospital Review

CMS selects Aspire Health co-founder to lead innovation center  Becker's Hospital Review

Surging Efforts by Healthcare IT Firms to Boost the Demand for Advanced Electronic Health Record Software – Global Trade Magazine

Surging Efforts by Healthcare IT Firms to Boost the Demand for Advanced Electronic Health Record Software  Global Trade Magazine

What success in 2020 means for 5 CIOs – Becker's Hospital Review

What success in 2020 means for 5 CIOs  Becker's Hospital Review

With $5M investment, Bridge Connector readies new product to tackle interoperability – MedCity News

With $5M investment, Bridge Connector readies new product to tackle interoperability  MedCity News

Hillsboro health care firm bought by Boston company – Nashville Business Journal

Hillsboro health care firm bought by Boston company  Nashville Business Journal

NIH taps VUMC's Dr. Joshua Denny to lead All of Us research program – Becker's Hospital Review

NIH taps VUMC's Dr. Joshua Denny to lead All of Us research program  Becker's Hospital Review

NIH picks Denny to be CEO of All of Us research program – Health Data Management

NIH picks Denny to be CEO of All of Us research program  Health Data Management

The biggest IT threat to health systems goes beyond cyberattacks – Becker's Hospital Review

The biggest IT threat to health systems goes beyond cyberattacks  Becker's Hospital Review

Nashville FD, medical center testing automated documentation system for ER handoffs – EMS1.com

Nashville FD, medical center testing automated documentation system for ER handoffs  EMS1.com

Nashville Post: The Center for Medical Interoperability is moving closer to setting standards that will drive innovation

Our CEO Ed Cantwell, recently had an opportunity to update the Nashville Post on progress being made by the Center for Medical Interoperability. Click here to see the Nashville Post article (subscriber content).

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Nashville Business Journal offers a virtual tour of our headquarters

Via the Nashville Business Journal >> The Nashville Business Journal recently toured The Center for Medical Interoperability office and took some great pictures of our new home.  See the space and discover some of the goals that informed the designs in this virtual tour.

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What a former member of the Soviet bloc has to offer Nashville’s health leaders

Via Nashville Business Journal » When looking for technological advancements, few look to the former USSR, but one of Nashville’s health care leaders did exactly that when searching for a way to solve what is one of the industry’s biggest problems: interoperability. Ed Cantwell, CEO of the Center for Medical Interoperability, recently visited Estonia to […]

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Center for Medical Interoperability Moves to New HQ

Via Nashville Medical News » In April, the Center for Medical Interoperability opened its new Nashville headquarters and a one-of-a-kind testing and certification lab in the oneC1TY development off of Charlotte Pike. The new facility’s striking interior was designed around the theme of “Follow the Flow of Data.” The center is a 501(c)(3) cooperative research and development […]

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4 Initiatives Advancing Healthcare Interoperability in 2017

Via EHR Intelligence » Healthcare organizations and health IT developers have cemented their commitment to achieving true interoperability through multi-stakeholder initiatives in 2017. Healthcare interoperability has been a priority for vendors and providers since the advent of health data exchange. Timely access to accurate health information regardless of health IT system or location improves provider […]

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The long and winding road to patient data interoperability

Via Modern Healthcare » Most of the time when Dr. James Tcheng gets a new patient from outside of Duke Health, he starts with a bundle of paper. After his secretary receives a patient’s records—either directly from another doctor’s office or after a request is faxed—and opens them, Tcheng goes through the information, with a […]

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With revenue up, Cerner remains unaffected by ACA uncertainty

Via Modern Healthcare » Cerner Corp. posted strong financial growth in the first quarter despite the continued uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act and healthcare industry, the company said Thursday. One of the nation’s largest health information technology vendors, Cerner is well positioned to help the healthcare industry lower costs through delivery reform, said Cerner […]

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Can Nashville’s health care leaders solve one of the industry’s biggest challenges? They better

Via Nashville Business Journal » If you’re thinking about the future of health care, you should be mindful of Steve Jobs. Whether that comes in the form of optimism or wariness depends on your perspective. For Charlie Martin, a veteran hospital company CEO and the head of investment firm Martin Ventures, Jobs’ innovative ability is emblematic of […]

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Health Care of the Future: Interoperability

Via HCA Today Blog » Today I had the honor of delivering the keynote speech at the Nashville Business Journal’s Health Care of the Future event at the Music City Center. It was a challenge to tackle this vast subject in just 15 minutes. Following is the text of my speech, which focuses on three […]

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Center for Medical Interoperability Opens Headquarters in Nashville

Via HealthcareInformatics.com » The Center for Medical Interoperability officially opened its headquarters this week and launched a testing and certification laboratory with the aim of improving patient safety and care. The center is a 501(c)(3) cooperative research and development lab founded by health systems to simplify and advance data sharing among medical technologies and systems. The center’s […]

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Nashville’s health care moonshot is ready for its moment

Via Nashville Business Journal » He’s got the hospitals on his side. He’s been courting the vendors. Now he’s ready to see what they can do together. “He” is Ed Cantwell, CEO of the Center for Medical Interoperability, a new Nashville-based nonprofit that has brought together some of the industry’s biggest power players to improve the […]

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Center for Medical Interoperability Opens Headquarters and Unique Lab to Speed Seamless Flow of Patient Medical Data

Lab dedicated to breaking down data barriers that prevent doctors from having quick, complete access to patient information   Nashville, TN (April 6, 2017) – The Center for Medical Interoperability (“The Center”) has opened its headquarters and launched a one-of-a-kind testing and certification laboratory that will improve patient safety and care. The Center is dedicated […]

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Center opens to tackle interoperability challenges in healthcare

Via Health Data Management » Nashville is home to a new 16,000-square-foot Center for Medical Interoperability that will be focused on simplifying and advancing health data sharing across technologies and systems. Thursday is the grand opening of the center, which is a membership-based organization that includes what is described as the first-of-its-kind testing and certification laboratory […]

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Ascension Health, Vanderbilt UMC unveil Center for Medical Interoperability HQ

Via Becker’s Hospital Review » The Center for Medical Interoperability on April 6 opened its headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. The center is a joint initiative of Nashville-based Hospital Corporation of America; Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems; Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health; St. Louis-based Ascension Health; and Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center, among other U.S. healthcare providers. […]

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A millionaire’s mission: Stop hospitals from killing their patients by medical error

Via Fox News » IRVINE, Calif. — Joe Kiani likes to point out that the most worn spot on most medical monitoring devices is the mute button. He’s out to change that — and, he hopes, to stop the epidemic of preventable hospital death that kills tens of thousands of Americans each year. It’s not […]

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CEO Ed Cantwell Featured in InCharge Healthcare 2017: The Continuum of Care

Via Nashville Medical News » View the 2017 edition of InCharge Healthcare » As our healthcare delivery system continues to evolve and transform, there is an increasing focus on communication, connection and engagement at every point along the continuum of care. Certainly, the top executives featured on this year’s cover represent not only excellence in […]

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Trusted Wireless Health – A New Approach to Medical Grade Wireless

Via ICT Today » Several current trends give cause to rethink the design of wireless systems in medical buildings. Increasingly, patients are bringing in their connected smart devices and expecting the hospital to provide wireless internet services for free. Studies conducted over the last six years show that guest traffic in these facilities has risen […]

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Blockchain and health care’s future

Via Nashville Post » Disruptive database technology could be industry savior Beyond the country music tropes and Bible Belt platitudes, Nashville should be best known for its place in the health care industry. Headquartered in the city are 16 publicly traded health care companies with a combined $73 billion in global revenue, according to an […]

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Nashville Health Care Council Panel Calls for Leadership, Accountability in Addressing Cyber Threats

Via Businesswire » NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With cyber security breaches becoming an ever-growing issue for health care companies, the Nashville Health Care Council welcomed a panel of experts to discuss strategies for preventing such attacks. Though data invasions can be disastrous for health care organizations, the industry has so far struggled to put processes into place […]

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Center for Medical Interoperability names CEO

Via Nashville Post >> A local health industry group aiming to overhaul how medical technologies talk to each other has named a new CEO. The Nashville-based Center for Medical Interoperability has announced the promotion of Ed Cantwell (pictured) to chief executive officer. Involved since the center’s founding, Cantwell previously served as its executive director. Prior […]

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Center for Medical Interoperability names Ed Cantwell as CEO

  Nashville, TN (October 27, 2016) – The Center for Medical Interoperability, an organization of health systems dedicated to improving health care by advancing the seamless flow of information among medical technologies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Ed Cantwell to Chief Executive Officer. Involved since the Center’s founding, Cantwell previously served as its […]

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ONC offers help navigating complex EHR contracts, post-go-live usability

Via Healthcare IT News » The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has put out new guidance for choosing EHRs and understanding the fine print of vendor contracts. The EHR contract guide – subtitle: Selecting Wisely, Negotiating Terms, and Understanding the Fine Print – aims to help providers that are purchasing new systems better understand […]

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Will MACRA spark interoperability advancements?

The Center for Medical Interoperability introduced a new maturity model and HIMSS publicly commented that focusing on technical interoperability is not enough in the industry-wide move toward value-based care and alternative payment models. The rule on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will be released early this fall. But even before […]

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From the Editor: How Nashville will save health care

HCA Holdings Inc. and Community Health Systems Inc. control a large chunk of the nation’s hospital beds. That gives them significant power to change the health care industry. So when the two Middle Tennessee hospital giants — and rivals — come together on something, the industry takes notice.   That’s why a new nonprofit group […]

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The tech doesn’t talk: Nashville needs to fix it

Two hundred thousand people die every year because of a failure to communicate. A trillion dollars is wasted every year. That’s how health care experts set the stage when they talk about one of the biggest concerns facing the industry today: a lack of interoperability. Yes, it’s a big word. And it’s one that means […]

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Industry News

Thin Tech Industry Support for Oracle in the Second Round of Supreme Court Briefing – Disruptive Competition Project

Thin Tech Industry Support for Oracle in the Second Round of Supreme Court Briefing  Disruptive Competition Project

'I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rodney Graham' – DVIDS

'I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rodney Graham'  DVIDS

HHS Suggests Solutions for IT Burdens in Health Care Advances – GovernmentCIO Media

HHS Suggests Solutions for IT Burdens in Health Care Advances  GovernmentCIO Media

How irrational exuberance over AI could backfire – Opinion – MM&M – Medical Marketing and Media

How irrational exuberance over AI could backfire – Opinion – MM&M  Medical Marketing and Media

BD touts cybersecurity cred of its microbiology informatics software – Mass Device

BD touts cybersecurity cred of its microbiology informatics software  Mass Device

InsurTech Market Research Intellegence, Challenging Opportunity, Size, Share, Rapid Growth – News Parents

InsurTech Market Research Intellegence, Challenging Opportunity, Size, Share, Rapid Growth  News Parents

USAFE, Bosnia and Herzegovina build partnerships through force develop – Air Force Link

USAFE, Bosnia and Herzegovina build partnerships through force develop  Air Force Link

U.S and Greece perform joint multinational training exercise near Mount Olympus – DVIDS

U.S and Greece perform joint multinational training exercise near Mount Olympus  DVIDS

Mobile Healthcare Market in India 2019 – Emergence of Corporate Wellness Programs is Likely to Play an Essential Role in Driving the Market Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Yahoo Finance

Mobile Healthcare Market in India 2019 – Emergence of Corporate Wellness Programs is Likely to Play an Essential Role in Driving the Market Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

European Quality Management In Healthcare Market Worth $944.9 Million By 2024: Meticulous Research® – PharmiWeb.com

European Quality Management In Healthcare Market Worth $944.9 Million By 2024: Meticulous Research®  PharmiWeb.com

Is synthetic data the key to healthcare clinical and business intelligence? – Healthcare IT News

Is synthetic data the key to healthcare clinical and business intelligence?  Healthcare IT News

MO HealthNet receives $9.3 million to help hospitals and providers electronically connect patient information – Ozark Radio News

MO HealthNet receives $9.3 million to help hospitals and providers electronically connect patient information  Ozark Radio News

Healthtech startup Cloudbreak Health scores $10M growth funding to expand its telemedicine footprint – TechStartups.com

Healthtech startup Cloudbreak Health scores $10M growth funding to expand its telemedicine footprint  TechStartups.com

Healthcare Blockchain Market to Witness Steady Growth through – openPR

Healthcare Blockchain Market to Witness Steady Growth through  openPR

Pew to Develop Roadmap on Biometrics to Enhance Patient Matching – EHRIntelligence.com

Pew to Develop Roadmap on Biometrics to Enhance Patient Matching  EHRIntelligence.com

EHR Data to migrate 41 years of healthcare data to Bitcoin SV – CoinGeek

EHR Data to migrate 41 years of healthcare data to Bitcoin SV  CoinGeek

Medical Device Interoperability Market Size & Share Analysis, Industry Demand, Emerging Trends by Top Players – Keep Reading

Medical Device Interoperability Market Size & Share Analysis, Industry Demand, Emerging Trends by Top Players  Keep Reading

Injection molding excellence: How to transform your business – Medical Plastics News

Injection molding excellence: How to transform your business  Medical Plastics News

Healthcare Interoperability Solutions Market 2020 to See Strong Growth including key players: Cerner, Infor, Allscripts Healthcare, Koninklijke Philips, InterSystems, etc. – Instant Tech News

Healthcare Interoperability Solutions Market 2020 to See Strong Growth including key players: Cerner, Infor, Allscripts Healthcare, Koninklijke Philips, InterSystems, etc.  Instant Tech News

Medical Device Interoperability Market Strategic Assessment, Trend Outlook and Bussiness Opportunities 2020-2027 – Bandera County Courier

Medical Device Interoperability Market Strategic Assessment, Trend Outlook and Bussiness Opportunities 2020-2027  Bandera County Courier

Healthcare Interoperability Market Astonishing Growth | Top Competitors Like Ciox Health, TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., Experian Information Solutions, Inc., Corepoint Health – News Times

Healthcare Interoperability Market Astonishing Growth | Top Competitors Like Ciox Health, TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., Experian Information Solutions, Inc., Corepoint Health  News Times

How 5G Will Affect Healthcare Market Volume Analysis, Size, Share and Key Trends 2023 – Instant Tech News

How 5G Will Affect Healthcare Market Volume Analysis, Size, Share and Key Trends 2023  Instant Tech News

Healthcare Natural Language Processing (NLP) Market: Comprehensive study explores Huge Growth in Future – Nyse Nasdaq Live

Healthcare Natural Language Processing (NLP) Market: Comprehensive study explores Huge Growth in Future  Nyse Nasdaq Live

Health Catalyst To Acquire Able Health For DOS Platform Addition – Seeking Alpha

Health Catalyst To Acquire Able Health For DOS Platform Addition  Seeking Alpha

$95+ Billion Telemedicine Market Insights and Opportunity Analysis, 2016-2026 – Yahoo Finance

$95+ Billion Telemedicine Market Insights and Opportunity Analysis, 2016-2026  Yahoo Finance