Direct Secure Messaging

February 21, 2018

Health Data Sharing Techniques for 21st Century Cures Act – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we made the following  premise: if succeeding at healthcare reform is highly dependent upon health data sharing, a strategy is needed that satisfies these requirements: Supports and maximizes pay-for-value initiatives Aligns with security and privacy directives Complies with the 21st Century…Read More »

July 11, 2017

Why Certify Non-EHR Health IT Solutions for ONC’s 2015 Edition?

For Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendors, ONC certification has been part of the business landscape since HHS introduced certification programs for Health IT in 2010 and launched ONC’s initial Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) testing in 2011. Certification requirements for Non-EHR Health IT solutions vendors hasn’t f…Read More »

June 19, 2017

ONC: High Praise for Direct Messaging Adoption

In early April, a new chief of the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology was appointed. Donald W. Rucker, MD, is being lauded as one of the most qualified choices to lead that agency. On June 9th, 2017, he addressed the Direct Exchange Workshop in Washington, D.C. on the topic of Direct …Read More »

May 18, 2017

HIPAA Compliance in the Age of Population Health Management

The goal of Population Health Management (PHM) is to improve the health outcomes of a group of patients with similar characteristics. One example of a population in this context are patients suffering from the same chronic condition. The care of patients in this group may be managed similarly, often involving the same trea…Read More »

March 6, 2017

HiMSS17 and Direct Messaging

HiMSS17 was held in Orlando February 19th – 23rd. Uber was a big beneficiary as 40,000 people and over 1,000 exhibitors descended on the Orange County Convention Center region, keeping their drivers in high demand at all hours. “HiMSS-Sanity’ also delivered lots of walking and talking, and some great insights…Read More »

January 23, 2017

2016 Highlights for the DirectTrust Association

Recently released data from DirectTrust shows significant growth in the adoption and use of Direct. DataMotion is an original member DirectTrust and an EHNAC accredited HISP providing Direct Messaging services. Highlights from the report are in the bullets below: Increases in the adoption of Direct Exchange and Messaging o…Read More »

January 6, 2017

Infographic: Keys to Enabling Care Coordination

In the complex modern healthcare environment, patient-to-provider and provider-to-provider connections are increasingly important. Communities of care are larger and more distributed, necessitating secure messaging solutions capable of sharing large files and images between diverse stakeholders with disparate technical c…Read More »

August 25, 2016

Healthcare: Encrypting Data in Transit for Compliance Is Easy

According to a HIMMS survey report, less than half non-acute providers encrypt patient information when moving it from one place to another, and about a third of acute-care aren’t encrypting data in transit as well. From the report: “This means that the providers that are not encrypting data are sending protected healt…Read More »

August 16, 2016

Weighing the Challenges and Benefits of Dental EHRs

Originally published in Dentist’s Money Digest Last week’s column revealed that, according to a report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, 83% of physicians nationwide have adopted electronic health record systems. Meaningful use incentive programs are considered one of the main factors for th…Read More »

April 18, 2016

The Evolution of Healthcare Data Sharing with Dr. Peter Tippett

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