DirectTrust News and Press Releases

DirectTrust Seeking Nominations for New Board Directors

Click here to access the full article. WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DirectTrust today announced that a call for nominations for new Directors has been sent to the Membership by its Board of Directors. DirectTrust is a non-profit health care industry...

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How Health Data Standards Support Healthcare Interoperability

Click here to read the entire article “DirectTrust solves the problem of trust,” former DirectTrust President and CEO David Kibbe, MD, told EHRIntelligence.com. “As hospital B, how do you trust hospital A is reliable for health information exchange without having to...

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Click here to access the full article. Convenient and bereft of HIPAA concerns, the fax machine remains a fixture at many health care organizations. However, a spirited CMS initiative aims to send the technology packing in short order. When Centers for Medicare &...

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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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