Two sides, same coin: Security must support, not impair, EHR interoperability

The future of interoperability--and therefore, the future of health care--transformation--depends on getting security and privacy right.  In this issue brief from MedAllies, three experts discuss the issue: John Blair III, MD, FACS, CEO of MedAllies; David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA, president and CEO of DirectTrust, and senior advisor, American Academy of Family Physicians; and Pete Palmer, CISSP, chief security officer, MedAllies.
Wiring the medical neighborhood: MedAllies Direct connects providers,supports coordinated patient care

The logical extension of the medical home, the patient-centered medical neighborhood, is crucial to the ongoing success and sustainability of the health care delivery system. MedAllies Chief Medical Officer Holly Miller, MD, MBA, FHIMSS, discusses the importance of the patient-centered medical neighborhood and how MedAllies Direct Solutions™ supports transitions of care and Stage 2 Meaningful Use. 

Beyond Babel: MedAllies Direct brings a provider-driven, collaborative solution to the challenge of interoperability

Electronic health records grow more sophisticated and robust each year. But they often don’t speak the same language. Interoperability—a requirement of Meaningful Use—too often remains more theory than practice. MedAllies Chief Medical Officer Holly Miller, MD, MBA, FHIMSS and MedAllies CEO John Blair, III, MD, FACS, discuss this challenge and how MedAllies’ Direct Solutions offerings address it.

Revolutionary health care transformation--Essential information, available immediately, in the right dose: MedAllies Direct delivers on the promise of quality patient care

MedAllies Direct Solutions provides a simple, secure, scalable, standards-based way for providers to send authenticated, encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients via the internet. By doing so, MedAllies gives providers a tool to enhance patient care. MedAllies Chief Medical Officer Holly Miller, MD, MBA, FHIMSS, discusses how this played out in New York’s Hudson Valley.