Defense Health Information Technology Symposium (DHITS)

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The 2014 Defense Health Information Technology Symposium (DHITS) was held last week in Orlando, FL. AEGIS attendance and participation in the event capitalized on our ever-growing role we play in the “continuous interoperability” challenges that have plagued the DoD in its development of an integrated electronic health record. AEGIS received up-to-date information on the strategic […]

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Talking Health IT on Capitol Hill

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Yesterday I participated on behalf of AEGIS in a briefing to U.S. House Representative Gene Green who represents the Houston area. I was invited by HIMSS along with executives from a few other member companies including Orion Health, Allscripts, Humetrix, and the Institute for e-Health Policy. The purpose of the session was to help Rep. Green […]

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AEGIS Responds to the FDASIA Report

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AEGIS provided comments on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) Health IT Report: Proposed Risk Based Regulatory Framework (the “FDASIA Report”). We are assisting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office of The National Coordinator (ONC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other government, public and industry stakeholders as they […]

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AEGIS DIL Helps Healtheway Validate eHealth Exchange Products

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Healtheway announced today the successful validation of the first products participating in the eHealth Exchange. AEGIS is proud to have provided the AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) as the testing platform Healtheway is using to conduct its conformance testing program. Check out Healtheway’s press release for more details on this great success for health information […]

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How Do We Move the Ball Forward on Achieving Interoperability?

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On June 23, 2014, AEGIS was invited by Janet M. Marchibroda, Director, Health Innovation Initiative and Executive Director, CEO Council on Health and Innovation to participate in a roundtable discussion on Advancing Interoperability and Electronic Information Sharing To Support Improvements in Health and Health Care. Other distinguished participants included organizations such as the American Medical […]

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AEGIS Moderates HTRAC Panel

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This past week AEGIS attended and hosted a panel at the 2014 HealthTech Research Advisory & Council (HTRAC) – East Council Meeting held at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA. AEGIS’ Senior Vice President, Mario Hyland (@interopguy), led a panel discussion on Data to Dollars: How Health Information Sharing, Interoperability and Standards can Improve Care. […]

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What is Conformance Testing and how does it relate to Interoperability?

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As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline implementation of interoperability standards, AEGIS has worked with several Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and Health Information Exchanges that have either piloted or launched Conformance or Compliance Testing Programs. These Programs help healthcare IT developers speed time to market by providing a cost-effective platform for ongoing, iterative testing of conformance […]

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AEGIS Mentioned Again in the Monthly ONC Standards and Interoperability Framework Newsletter

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AEGIS has been mentioned again for the second time in the Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework newsletter for our active participation in the HL7 Work Group Meeting and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Standards (FHIR®) Connectathon. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) launched the S&I Framework in January 2011. The S&I Framework works with […]

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