HLN Learnings Newsletter
Here are some articles about healthcare informatics issues recently published on the HLN website:
Some organizations have the need for a web application that can translate street addresses into latitude/longitude coordinates. This brief discussion paper provides some potential solutions and strategies.
This feature article in the HIMSS Journal of Health Information Management  offers perspectives on the emerging issue of “information blocking.”
Read about HLN's Open Source Strategy in a new online article in EMR & HIPAA .
Recently, ONC launched a Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge to spur the development of new applications and partnerships to provide aggregated health data to patients. This article discussed trouble many will have meeting the requirements of the challenge effectively, and this is indicative of the broader challenge in supporting this type of data access.
HLN attended and actively participated in the 2016 Public Health Informatics Conference sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Check out our presentation materials now available online.