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Katya Samardina

Katya Samardina

FHIR® is now Release 3! So what does that actually mean?

A recent post from the FHIR® Product Director Grahame Grieve has announced that Release 3 of FHIR® has been published, and is now available at hl7.org/FHIR. What does this mean, and what’s the impact on you?

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Achieving Integrated Care as the Foundation of Population Health Management: The Drivers for Change, Part 3

Healthcare systems globally are at different stages of maturity, but all need to follow a similar path to achieve the holy grail of population health management—where integrated care includes analysis and patient engagement such that everyone has an actionable patient record, improving both clinical and financial outcomes across the population.

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Achieving Integrated Care as the Foundation of Population Health Management: The Drivers for Change, Part 2

Our last blog post outlined some of the key drivers for integrated care—healthcare that crosses organizational boundaries and different care settings—globally. In this post, I'll focus on two drivers that are particularly relevant in the U.S.: financial and legislative.

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Katya Samardina

Achieving Integrated Care as the Foundation of Population Health Management: The Drivers for Change, Part 1

Integrated care is the goal of health systems worldwide, and there are numerous drivers for this. The following are some of the key drivers for integrated care globally.

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The Move Toward API-Based Development and Integration

Brian Murphy, an industry analyst, recently anatomized open application programming interfaces (APIs) in the healthcare sector for a 32-page research report. In the piece, Murphy articulated a number of views on:

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Katya Samardina

Why is it important for Clinicians to become actively involved in FHIR®?

The HL7® FHIR® standard is evolving to the point where it is feasible - if not necessary - for clinicians to become actively involved in FHIR®.

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How to Recreate Your Original Custom Logic in Your New Integration Engine

Recreating the custom logic that was built into a legacy integration engine is one of the most challenging aspects of an integration engine migration, because while some engines offer tools that help translate the legacy code into a compatible language, this approach is problematic at best.

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APIs Alone Can’t Deliver Last-Mile Integration in Healthcare

All of a sudden, APIs are the flavor of the month in healthcare integration?

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Why Is a Healthcare Focused Integration Engine Essential?

Most clinicians will never see how important a healthcare-focused integration engine is, even though they rely on it heavily, and it actively facilitates and can improve patient care. 

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