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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 …

Tech program with HCA, Nissan backing wins $1 million from state – Nashville Business Journal

Tech program with HCA, Nissan backing wins $1 million from state  Nashville Business Journal

Five Point Holdings, LLC (FPH) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Nasdaq

Five Point Holdings, LLC (FPH) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript  Nasdaq

In brief: CBIC seeks 'substantiation' letters, Apria responds to wildfires – HME News

In brief: CBIC seeks 'substantiation' letters, Apria responds to wildfires  HME News

How Hospitals Use Analytics to Staff Up Before a Rush – HealthTech Magazine

How Hospitals Use Analytics to Staff Up Before a Rush  HealthTech Magazine

Bridge Connector Announces Destinations, Advancing Health Care Data Interoperability with No-Code Integration Platform – Business Wire

Bridge Connector Announces Destinations, Advancing Health Care Data Interoperability with No-Code Integration Platform  Business Wire

Ascension Saint Thomas, Kroger partner to expand convenient care options in Tennessee – Becker's Hospital Review

Ascension Saint Thomas, Kroger partner to expand convenient care options in Tennessee  Becker's Hospital Review

The human body at cellular resolution: the NIH Human Biomolecular Atlas Program – Nature.com

The human body at cellular resolution: the NIH Human Biomolecular Atlas Program  Nature.com

VUMC researchers use AI to detect heart disease phenotypes – Becker's Hospital Review

VUMC researchers use AI to detect heart disease phenotypes  Becker's Hospital Review

Rising stars: 66 leaders in healthcare under 40 – Becker's Hospital Review

Rising stars: 66 leaders in healthcare under 40  Becker's Hospital Review

Walmart Expands Telehealth Services for Employees in 3 States – mHealthIntelligence.com

Walmart Expands Telehealth Services for Employees in 3 States  mHealthIntelligence.com

Phelps Health to implement Epic for unified EHR system – Health Data Management

Phelps Health to implement Epic for unified EHR system  Health Data Management

40+ hospitals and health systems with great innovation programs – Becker's Hospital Review

40+ hospitals and health systems with great innovation programs  Becker's Hospital Review

AHRQ’s Latest Challenge Leverages Public Data to Address Social Determinants of Health – HealthITAnalytics.com

AHRQ’s Latest Challenge Leverages Public Data to Address Social Determinants of Health  HealthITAnalytics.com

The birth of Blue Button and open data in health care – Nashville Post

The birth of Blue Button and open data in health care  Nashville Post

Meet the new player helping hospitals get paid — and already eyeing expansion – Washington Business Journal

Meet the new player helping hospitals get paid — and already eyeing expansion  Washington Business Journal

Center for Medical Interoperability launches new verification program – Healthcare IT News

Center for Medical Interoperability launches new verification program  Healthcare IT News

Morning Briefing for Thursday, September 5, 2019 – Kaiser Health News

Morning Briefing for Thursday, September 5, 2019  Kaiser Health News

Is that medical device interoperable? Center for Medical Interoperability program will verify it – FierceHealthcare

Is that medical device interoperable? Center for Medical Interoperability program will verify it  FierceHealthcare

Interopability projects maturing – Politico

Interopability projects maturing  Politico

As critics 'beat up' on health care, Nashville center fires 'shot across the bow' – Nashville Business Journal

As critics 'beat up' on health care, Nashville center fires 'shot across the bow'  Nashville Business Journal

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent – Becker's Hospital Review

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent  Becker's Hospital Review

Vanderbilt Health to implement Sectra VNA, PACS – Health Data Management

Vanderbilt Health to implement Sectra VNA, PACS  Health Data Management

AdventHealth taps predictive analytics firm to streamline utilization review – Becker's Hospital Review

AdventHealth taps predictive analytics firm to streamline utilization review  Becker's Hospital Review

7 recent vendor contracts, go-lives – Becker's Hospital Review

7 recent vendor contracts, go-lives  Becker's Hospital Review

Allscripts to pay $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, MU investigation & 13 other health IT notes – Becker's Hospital Review

Allscripts to pay $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, MU investigation & 13 other health IT notes  Becker's Hospital Review

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

eHealth NSW's new service management platform used by over 140,000 staff – ZDNet

eHealth NSW's new service management platform used by over 140,000 staff  ZDNet

Intermountain CMIO: How interoperability bridges gaps in knowledge, decision support to improve patient care – Becker's Hospital Review

Intermountain CMIO: How interoperability bridges gaps in knowledge, decision support to improve patient care  Becker's Hospital Review

Precision medicine research and biobanking in China – Open Access Government

Precision medicine research and biobanking in China  Open Access Government

Patients still facing big obstacles getting their own health data – Healthcare IT News

Patients still facing big obstacles getting their own health data  Healthcare IT News

Healthcare Interoperability Market By Current Scenario, Key Vendors, Growth Rate, Drivers, Volume & Forecast Report By InterSystems Corporation; Orion Health group of companies; Allscripts Healthcare LLC – Eastlake Times

Healthcare Interoperability Market By Current Scenario, Key Vendors, Growth Rate, Drivers, Volume & Forecast Report By InterSystems Corporation; Orion Health group of companies; Allscripts Healthcare LLC  Eastlake Times

To Succeed, MIPS Value Pathways Need More Episodic Cost Measures – Health Affairs

To Succeed, MIPS Value Pathways Need More Episodic Cost Measures  Health Affairs

Current Analysis: Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Future Scope by 2025 | Global Industry Top Companies Like IBM, Microsoft, Gem, Deloitte and Hashed Health – Galus Australis

Current Analysis: Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Future Scope by 2025 | Global Industry Top Companies Like IBM, Microsoft, Gem, Deloitte and Hashed Health  Galus Australis

Care Management Solutions Market: Opportunities and Challenges – The Chicago Sentinel

Care Management Solutions Market: Opportunities and Challenges  The Chicago Sentinel

Zygomatic and Pterygoid Implants Market to Garner USD Millions by 2025: Straumann Holding, Noris Medical, etc. – Eastlake Times

Zygomatic and Pterygoid Implants Market to Garner USD Millions by 2025: Straumann Holding, Noris Medical, etc.  Eastlake Times

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry establish dental informatics program to improve oral health for better overall human health – BioSpace

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry establish dental informatics program to improve oral health for better overall human health  BioSpace

Healthcare Interoperability Market Future Outlook | InterSystems Corporation, Orion Health group of companies, Allscripts Healthcare, Infor, Cerner Corporation, iNTERFACEWARE, NXGN Management – Markets Gazette 24

Healthcare Interoperability Market Future Outlook | InterSystems Corporation, Orion Health group of companies, Allscripts Healthcare, Infor, Cerner Corporation, iNTERFACEWARE, NXGN Management  Markets Gazette 24

Post-Acute Providers Predict Probable Insolvencies Under Value-Based Care Without Basic IT, Data Sharing and Care Coordination, Black Book Annual Survey – Yahoo Finance

Post-Acute Providers Predict Probable Insolvencies Under Value-Based Care Without Basic IT, Data Sharing and Care Coordination, Black Book Annual Survey  Yahoo Finance

Guerbet Announces Strategic Partnership with InterSystems – Imaging Technology News

Guerbet Announces Strategic Partnership with InterSystems  Imaging Technology News

Indiana HIEs consolidate into single statewide network – Healthcare IT News

Indiana HIEs consolidate into single statewide network  Healthcare IT News

NextGen Healthcare to acquire Medfusion, Inc. – DOTmed HealthCare Business News

NextGen Healthcare to acquire Medfusion, Inc.  DOTmed HealthCare Business News

Guerbet announces a strategic partnership with InterSystems to extend the deployment of Contrast&Care, its IT contrast injection – DOTmed HealthCare Business News

Guerbet announces a strategic partnership with InterSystems to extend the deployment of Contrast&Care, its IT contrast injection  DOTmed HealthCare Business News

Vital joins Canon Medical to showcase Collaborative imaging at RSNA 2019 – Yahoo Finance

Vital joins Canon Medical to showcase Collaborative imaging at RSNA 2019  Yahoo Finance

Size of Medical Device Interoperability Market Share 2019 Research Report | Masimo, Boston Scientific Corporation, Koninklijke Philips NV, Nihon Kohden Corporation, NantHealth, Inc., Abbott, Siemens Healthcare Private Limited – ZMR News Research

Size of Medical Device Interoperability Market Share 2019 Research Report | Masimo, Boston Scientific Corporation, Koninklijke Philips NV, Nihon Kohden Corporation, NantHealth, Inc., Abbott, Siemens Healthcare Private Limited  ZMR News Research

Insurance disruption: How blockchain is transforming the industry – Bankrate.com

Insurance disruption: How blockchain is transforming the industry  Bankrate.com

Health Information Exchanges to Consolidate – Inside INdiana Business

Health Information Exchanges to Consolidate  Inside INdiana Business

Google's partnership alarms patients, privacy advocates, HHS – Politico

Google's partnership alarms patients, privacy advocates, HHS  Politico

Indiana HIEs Unify to Better Meet the Needs of the State’s Healthcare Community – Yahoo Finance

Indiana HIEs Unify to Better Meet the Needs of the State’s Healthcare Community  Yahoo Finance

NantHealth secures USFDA marketing authorisation for Omics Core assay – Medical Device Network

NantHealth secures USFDA marketing authorisation for Omics Core assay  Medical Device Network

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Booming Worldwide | IBM, Microsoft, Gem, Deloitte and Hashed Health – Eastlake Times

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Booming Worldwide | IBM, Microsoft, Gem, Deloitte and Hashed Health  Eastlake Times

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market is Predicted to Progress at a CAGR 67.1% during 2018–2023: P&S Intelligence – GlobeNewswire

Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market is Predicted to Progress at a CAGR 67.1% during 2018–2023: P&S Intelligence  GlobeNewswire