DirectTrust News and Press Releases

Carequality, DirectTrust Continue Growing Health Data Exchange

Click here to access the full article. Carequality and DirectTrust have each achieved significant growth in recent months as health data exchange continues to grow steadily nationwide. Users of the Carequality Interoperability Framework exchanged more than 14 million...

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How Health Data Standards Support Healthcare Interoperability

Click here to access the full article. Achieving true healthcare interoperability across the care continuum is a top priority for providers, payers, and other key industry stakeholders. Seamless, comprehensive data sharing is particularly important for healthcare...

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8 keys to using the Direct secure messaging network

Click here to access the full article. The Direct standard for exchanging health information enables primary and specialty physicians, hospitals, laboratories and other healthcare entities to share data. For Stage 2 of the electronic health records meaningful use...

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DirectTrust’s Kibbe on the Future of Health Info Exchange

Click here to access the full article. Although the outlook for advancing interoperable, secure national health information exchange is promising, many significant challenges still must be overcome, says David Kibbe, M.D., founding president and outgoing CEO of...

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DirectTrust Success Stories

Click here to download a copy of DirectTrust Success Stories DirectTrust Direct Interoperability Success Story Use Cases Contact Information Use Case Story Christopher Mack – Sutter Health mackc@sutterhealth.org Bi-directional Direct referrals Sutter Health...

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DirectTrust appoints former Cerner executive as new CEO

DirectTrust has named former Cerner executive and longtime health IT veteran Scott Stuewe to take the reins as the organization’s CEO. Stuewe, who currently serves as the director of strategy and interoperability at DataFile, worked at Cerner for more than two...

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Direct Exchange Transactions Increased 26 Percent in Q2 2018

Use of Direct messages to transmit health information continues to grow steadily, according to DirectTrust, as there were 50.5 million Direct exchange transactions in the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 26 percent over the same period last year. The cumulative...

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DirectTrust Adds Five Board Members

MaxMD’s Bruce Schreiber named new board chairman Last month Healthcare Informatics interviewed David Kibbe, M.D., outgoing president and CEO of DirectTrust, a nonprofit organization that supports health information exchange via the Direct message protocols. Kibbe...

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DirectTrust Appoints New Board Directors

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DirectTrust today announced the appointment of five health care industry executives to its board of directors. DirectTrust is a non-profit health care industry alliance created to support secure, identity-verified...

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4 Key Areas to Watch in Healthcare Interoperability

Click here to access the full article. Technology is ever-evolving, and with that evolution comes an increasing amount of data. Healthcare interoperability is a way for organizations to utilize information and ensure that patients can receive proper care, even if they...

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Can DirectTrust Jumpstart Open API Networks and FHIR?

Most people in healthcare informatics are aware that FHIR is a new standard that defines a web application programming interface (API) and related specifications for health data exchange. One question about FHIR is how to build trust networks for sharing data between...

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HIMSS releases free interoperability environmental scan

Participating organizations include Epic Care Everywhere, Carequality, CommonWell Health Alliance, DirectTrust, Sequoia Project’s eHealth Exchange,  Surescripts, Community HIE, National Association for Trusted Exchange, CARIN Alliance, and SHIEC, which stands for...

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HIE Rundown – 5-18-18

Health Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and...

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