Dr. Kibbe in the Media

CHIME and DirectTrust Announce Collaboration

Click here to access the full article. ANN ARBOR, Mich. and WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and DirectTrust today announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of...

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ONC seeks comment on Trusted Exchange and Common Agreement

Click here to read the full article. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology convened industry stakeholders at a kick-off meeting on Monday in Washington to help develop consensus around enabling network-to-network exchange of...

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VA decision to select Cerner EHR gets high marks

Please click here to read the full article. “This is also a banner day for the DirectTrust community, as Cerner has been a champion of Direct as a national standard for ubiquitous, easy, secure, interoperable health records exchange,” added Kibbe. “The choice of...

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Cerner lands Veterans Affairs EHR contract

Please click here to read the article. “The Department of Veterans Affairs’ selection of Cerner to develop its electronic health records system is wonderful news for U.S. veterans and their families," said Dr. David C. Kibbe, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

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21st Century Cures Act: Will It Revamp Health Data Exchange?

Click here to access the full article DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe Discusses New Law's Provisions and Their Potential Impact The 21st Century Cures Act presents a number of critical but challenging issues pertaining to the advancement of nationwide secure health...

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Building a Healthcare Trust Framework

Host Cameron D’Ambrosi joins Dr. David Kibbe, President and CEO of DirectTrust, to discuss the identity challenges of the healthcare space, and building a trust framework for the secure exchange of health information. Click here to access the full...

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DirectTrust Increased Health Data Exchange Activities in 2016

Click here to access the full article. January 24, 2017 - DirectTrust recently reported a record 146-percent increase in health data exchange transactions using the Direct health IT standard in 2016. The organization experienced record growth not only in the number of...

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DirectTrust messaging use soars in 2016

Click here to access the full article. Use of DirectTrust secure electronic messaging between providers, patients and other healthcare consumers via the Direct Project protocols for secure communications, grew significantly last year, underscoring increasing national...

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Value-Based Care, Political Doubt to Shape EHR Use in 2017

Click here to access the full article. DirectTrust President and CEO David C. Kibbe says EHR use will be heavily influenced by value-based purchasing and the incoming Trump Administration. Health IT and EHR use are in for a year shaped by value-based care and...

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What an interoperability leader predicts for 2017

Click here to access the full article. David Kibbe, MD, CEO at DirectTrust, which offers the Direct Project secure messaging software, believes five overarching trends will influence the health information technology industry during 2017. His opinions are personal and...

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Who will take the lead at ONC in 2017?

Click here to access the full article. Times of high uncertainty often produce high anxiety. Not knowing what lies ahead usually doesn’t set well with healthcare leaders. And we’re going into one of the most uncertain years in recent memory—not just for healthcare,...

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Alexander spearheaded Cures’ EHR reform

Click here to access the full article. Aboard Air Force One headed for Tennessee on a frosty day two Januarys ago, President Barack Obama gave Sen. Lamar Alexander a preview of his Precision Medicine Initiative, the plan to get genomic and other data from a million...

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DirectTrust Eclipses Health Information Exchange Milestone

Click here to access the full article. The organization behind health information exchange using the Direct standard has grown its directory service to half a million entries. DirectTrust announced midweek that its directory service has reached “critical mass” with...

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Doubts Raised about 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability

Click here to access the full article. The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the Senate early this week appears to be a done deal, but many of its provisions represent causes for concern for the head of one organization focused on supporting healthcare...

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Interoperability: Steady as She Goes

Click here to read the full article. The terms “interoperability” and “interoperable health information exchange (HIE)” are used by different people to mean different things. But most of the time the notion is of moving data electronically across the barriers of...

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Use Cases Driving Uptick in Health Data Exchange with Direct

Click here to read the full article. The use of the Direct standard to enable health information exchange continues to rise. In a recent update, DirectTrust announced significant increases in the use of Direct exchange and the number of authenticated addresses for...

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AMA, others support expanded ONC role in oversight

Click here to access the full article. Representatives of physician groups are offering support for a final rule that gives the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology increased responsibility in ensuring the accountability and...

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Direct messaging: Not just for meaningful use anymore

Click here to read the full article While Direct messaging has had a circuitous path into health information exchange, Nemours is already using the protocol to meet the 10 percent threshold for sending electronic summary care records when transitioning patients to...

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