Michigan HIE Group Creates Shared Environment For Modeling Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

If you’re running an HIE, you’re always hoping to see your participants step up their interoperability game. The thing is, few HIEs go the extra mile to make it happen, in many cases because they just don’t have the resources to tackle the problem.

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Healthcare Groups Urge Changes To Proposed ONC Interoperability Rule

Healthcare IT Today

Several trade groups focused on healthcare issues have come together to publish a letter urging the ONC to rethink aspects of its proposed interoperability rule tackling health data sharing, privacy and information blocking.

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Hospital group attacks new interoperability rules

Morning eHealth

Trump signs AI executive order — Apple to unroll EHR feature at VA

CMS finalizes hospital quality reporting, interoperability changes

Morning eHealth

Interest groups try to make their mark on surprise billing legislation — Almost 32 million patients’ records breached in 2019

Healthcare groups urge ONC to focus on interoperability, usability to reduce EHR burdens

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare groups are largely supportive of a federal draft strategy to reduce clinician burden revolving around entering information into EHRs, but are calling for ONC and CMS to focus on usability, improved interoperability and better alignment of workflow and documentation requirements

AHIP, other industry groups call for phased approach to CMS interoperability rule

FierceHealthIT

America's Health Insurance Plans—and many other healthcare industry groups—is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a phased approach to its proposed interoperability rule, saying the proposed 2020 implementation timeline is "unrealistic

Group Brings SDOH Coding Effort To HL7 FHIR Program

Healthcare IT Today

For the last few years, a growing number of healthcare organizations have been integrating information on social determinants of health into their population health management efforts.

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Healthcare’s Thought Leaders Offer their HIMSS19 Takeaways

Electronic Health Reporter

Interoperability in the form of data sharing and a ban on […]. Reese The Sextant Group Updox Vidya Murthy Vince Vickers VitalWareThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

During pandemic, telehealth visits soar from 10 per week to 300 at group practice

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Russell Libby is the lead physician at Fairfax, Virginia, pediatric group practice and board member of the Physicians Foundation. ” The group practice also needed payer support to make sure it could get compensated for telehealth visits.

Group To Offer Health Data Access To Android Phone Users

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Apple has been making a number of public moves focused on getting its customers to pull their health data onto their iPhone. Using Apple’s Health app, consumers can have their health data downloaded automatically from any institution with which it has partnered.

AHIMA and Provider Groups Call for Enhanced Security and Clarification On Information Blocking Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) sent a joint letter to Congressional leaders today voicing concerns that certain provisions of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) recent 21st Century Cures Act (Cures) proposed rule on information blocking jeopardizes goals to foster a healthcare system that is interoperable, patient-engaged and […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Tipping point in Health Interoperability Maturity

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The topic is about a vision of how things could/should be at the point of care because of successful interoperability. Historically discussions in Health IT have been around very basic interoperability fundamentals. The whole purpose of Interoperability MUST be for some end goal.

Survey Points to Payer, Provider Differences In Health Data Strategies, But Also Much Common Ground

Healthcare IT Today

The survey in question was sponsored by Change Healthcare and the HealthCare Executive Group conducted by InsightDynamo.

Health IT Roundup—Leading healthcare groups want more time on interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

About 20 healthcare and health IT organizations are asking CMS and ONC for more time to comment on new interoperability rules; telehealth use jumped 53% from 2016 to 2017; plus more health IT headlines

What happens when interoperability is solved?

Redox

They were there to paint a vision of our industry in 2025 and, as one of few vendors among a group of the titans of health care, I felt out of place and lucky to be there. The infrastructure required to make this vision come to life is what I like to call patient-centered interoperability. This is widely regarded as a long-term solution to this interoperability problem. The post What happens when interoperability is solved?

Reflections From HCEG: 3 Challenges For Healthcare Executives To Focus On In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

Last month, I was honored to join some of the country’s most elite healthcare executives at the Health Care Executive Group Annual Forum – a closed-door forum to engage in in-depth discussions about challenges and opportunities facing the healthcare industry today. Editorial Eric Hamborg Health Care Executive Group Annual Forum healthcare cost transparency interoperability MOBEThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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.

Physician Practice Roundup—Medical group fined $418K for HIPAA violations; AMA partners with Google on interoperability challenge

FierceHealthIT

The New Jersey attorney general has fined a medical group $418,000 for HIPAA violations tied to vendor oversight; the American Medical Association has teamed up with Google on an interoperability challenge; and more physician practice news from around the web

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Following the announcement of implementation of the Carequality-CommonWell interoperability collaboration, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Micky Tripathi ( @mickytripathi1 ) to discuss this development and put it in context. Interoperability is not a switch; it’s more like a dial.”

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TeleMedicine, Interoperability and AI: DataArt predicts 2019 Healthcare and Life Sciences trends

Lloyd Price

Intelligent telemedicine systems will continue to increase the availability of high-quality medicine for a broader group of people and help in the prevention of chronical disease development through a facilitated timely consultation with a medical expert. Next-gen interoperability.

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Explained

Perficient

FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) Specification is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically. Mobile API applications and FHIR are the future of interoperability and the future is here. To that end, interoperability is the cornerstone of this patient-first perspective — as an important support mechanism for the timely and effective exchange of information critical for delivering patient care, one of many reasons why FHIR is important.

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Who will regulate mHealth? Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability

Chilmark Research

The group’s stated purpose is to enable interoperability across the five founding members’ EHRs. Patient Engagement at Crossroads; New Alliance Takes On Interoperability appeared first on Chilmark Research.

Health IT stakeholders calling for ONC, CMS to 'go back to the drawing board' on interoperability rules

FierceHealthIT

Industry group Health Innovation Alliance is calling for the recently proposed interoperability rules to be scrapped and rewritten, saying the rules as currently drafted leave too many loopholes for information blocking to occur and ONC is overstepping its regulatory authority

API mania misses the point on healthcare interoperability

Import Immunity

I have an incredible amount of respect for the people running the group, but I also believe that the momentum at ONC right now is just wrong. But the technologies were in no way appropriate to actually deploy in the real world, so things fell into place nicely — success at the Connectathon allowed EHR vendors to claim high ground on interoperability, but without any risk that it would actually be implemented for real. But old-school interoperability just punted on the problem.

Hack targets Singapore president's health records

Morning eHealth

ONC group seeks to narrow interoperability focus — Drug blueprint not obvious to most Americans

HL7 Announces New Board Members, Fellows and Volunteer of the Year Awards

Electronic Health Reporter

Health Level Seven (HL7) International, the global authority on interoperability of health information technology with members in 55 countries, announced election results for its board of directors at the 32nd Annual Plenary and Working Group Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

Experts say quick action needed for VA’s Cerner project

Morning eHealth

Health IT groups advise against interoperability as a Condition of Participation — House appropriators delay Labor-HHS-Education markup

HITAC sets up COVID task force to focus on tech issues impeding frontline clinicians

FierceHealthIT

An advisory group to ONC is standing up a coronavirus task force to tackle privacy and interoperability issues that are impeding frontline clinicians as they combat the growing outbreak.

CHIME, AMA voice concerns to Congress over privacy, timelines of ONC information blocking rule

FierceHealthIT

Seven healthcare provider groups are appealing to congressional leaders to help slow down proposed federal interoperability rules. The groups cited concerns about patient data privacy, the implementation timelines and increased burden on clinicians

AMGA throws backing behind CMS pilot giving clinicians access to claims data

FierceHealthIT

While healthcare industry groups have pushed back against proposed interoperability rules from federal policymakers, the American Medical Group Association is voicing strong support for new CMS data sharing initiatives

Aetna, IBM launching new blockchain healthcare network

FierceHealthIT

A group of health insurers including Aetna, now owned by CVS Health, launched a collaboration with PNC Bank and IBM to design a blockchain that will improve transparency and interoperability in the healthcare industry

CTA and Xcertia to develop rules of the road for mobile apps

Mobi Health News

They will consider topics such as accuracy, transparency, privacy, security, regulatory compliance, interoperability, and user experience. The American Medical Association, American Heart Association, DHX Group, and HIMSS initiated the project

Courage

Health Intersections

During my talk, and in regard to how to move forward in regard to Interoperability, healthcare it, the MyHR, and the continued use of faxing in Australian healthcare, I spoke about the need for us to have courage. Particularly when it’s group activity. Australia InteroperabilityYesterday, I spoke at the Wild Health Summit , along with John Halamka , Eyal Oren from Google, and other Australian Health IT leaders.

How Coronavirus Is Re-Shaping Consumer Behavior, From the Amusement Park to the Voting Booth

Health Populi

Sidebar: his son-in-law Jared Kushner spoke on interoperability at HIMSS two years ago]. The coronavirus has shaken U.S. consumer confidence, both in terms of financial markets and personal health risks.

Health Consumers Expect Healthcare to be Digital (and Secure), Philips Future Health Index Finds

Health Populi

Among the top obstacles are lack of access to data-sharing systems coupled with lack of interoperability between health IT investments, preference for paper and phone, and data privacy and security concerns.