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CHIME urges CMS, ONC to give providers 3 years to comply with interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

Industry group CHIME is urging federal healthcare policy officials to go slow with dual interoperability and information blocking rules by first publishing interim final rules rather than final rules. Once the rules are published, CHIME also wants healthcare providers to have three years to implement them.

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What the future holds for HHS-OIG health IT enforcement

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Health and Human Services aims to protect the integrity of federal healthcare programs, in addition to the health of beneficiaries. The agency is also looking into conduct that "prevents interoperability between users." The Office of Inspector General for the U.S.

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Considerations and Benefits of Successful Healthcare Data Management

Healthcare IT Today

Recent government initiatives and legislation, such as the Omnibus Bill and Executive Order on Transforming Federal Customer Experience and Service Delivery include provisions intended to bolster federal healthcare IT programs. Interoperability. Security, Integrity, and Accuracy. Tangible Benefits.

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CMS’ Proposed PI Rule Changes Is A Good Start, But Does It Address Enough?

Electronic Health Reporter

Federal healthcare organizations, such as CMS, have spent billions of dollars over the years trying to bridge the gap between medical data and quality patient care with interoperability requirements and data integration, the mesh used to try and bridge the gap. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Maximizing Healthcare Data Starts with a Human-Centric Approach

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Chris Anello, Director of Digital Platforms at iTech AG The COVID-19 pandemic pushed healthcare organizations to the edge and exposed both challenges and opportunities related to public health data.

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Bonus Features – November 6, 2022 – More than 90% of patients interested in telehealth, half of payers have had a data breach in the last five years, and more

Healthcare IT Today

MEDITECH selected Health Gorilla as the technology platform for Traverse Exchange Canada, a nationwide interoperability network. Federal healthcare technology consultancy National Government Services named Judy Jiao its first-ever chief information officer.

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Tools, Technology Already Exist for HIEs to Succeed

Healthcare IT Today

Regardless how much infrastructure and software are immediately available and already compliant with federal healthcare standards, it will still be true that any state building or growing an HIE will need to design certain processes and types of outreach to uniquely meet the needs of their own local communities.

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