DirectTrust News and Press Releases

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

DirectTrust Seeking Nominations for New Board Directors

Click here to access the full article. WASHINGTON, March 13, 2018 (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...

read more

Trusted Exchange Framework: What’s Lacking?

Read the full article here What do healthcare industry stakeholders think of the Trusted Exchange Framework that the Department of Health and Human Services proposes to promote secure, interoperable nationwide health data exchange? Some say the framework, while a good...

read more

Kibbe to Step Down as CEO of DirectTrust

Click here to access the full article. As the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT develops a Trusted Exchange Framework that could shake up the interoperability playing field, David Kibbe, M.D., M.B.A., announced he would step down as president and CEO of...

read more

DirectTrust President and CEO David Kibbe, MD, to Step Down

Click here to access the full article. February 21, 2018 - DirectTrust recently announced founding President and CEO David Kibbe, MD, will step down at the end of 2018. The DirectTrust Board of Directors is currently searching for a successor. The nonprofit healthcare...

read more