Category: IT Integration

VA, Verizon Link Up for Telehealth

Verizon will now offer customers who are veterans unlimited access to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VA Video Connect telehealth app. This announcement comes less than four months after a VA official asked Congress for more than $1 billion in funding to increase veterans’ access to care via telehealth.

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Why FHIR Is on Fire

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR, pronounced “fire”) is a draft standard that Health Level Seven International published in February 2014—and it’s attractive because it’s based on a truly modern web services approach, says networking aficionado Arleen Thukral. Here, she shares why FHIR is on fire.

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