Presentation on theme: "Lab Interoperability Workgroup Update Lauri Scharf April 23, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Lab Interoperability Workgroup Update Lauri Scharf April 23, 2013
Laboratory Interoperability Aka “Lab IO” A workgroup of the FIHIE Focus: Tools and knowledge for RECs to assist practices in achieving lab interoperability Current membership: about 40 (a dozen active) Meets every other Monday at 4 pm Eastern http://hitrc- collaborative.org/confluence/display/InterHIE/La b+Interoperability+-+Meeting+Materialshttp://hitrc- collaborative.org/confluence/display/InterHIE/La b+Interoperability+-+Meeting+Materials
Current Areas of Interest Business Barriers to Lab IO Cost Time to implement Time to manage Lack of expertise Presentation by Karen Williams, Laboratory Manager, Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan
Current Areas of Interest LOINC Coding The basics Mapping laboratory terms Meaningful Use Presentations by: Kasey Poon and Pam Banning of 3M Health Information Services Jim Tate of EMR Advocate, Inc.
Current Areas of Interest Labs Over Direct Potential alternative transport Presentation by Kristina Celentano of ONC on the Labs Over Direct Toolkit Labs Over Direct Toolkit
Lab IO in Vermont Preferred Partner Program Vendor negotiations on price BYOI (we’re technically flexible!) LOINC mapping program (and now SNOMED too) HIE data repository – another wrinkle Coming soon: reportable diseases
What else should we cover? Questions? http://hitrc- collaborative.org/confluence/display/InterHI E/Lab+Interoperability+-+Meeting+Materials