Hot 2020 Health Information Management and Health Information Technology Topics

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2020, I reached out to a number of people in Health Information Management (HIM) and Health Information Technology (HIT) to hear their thoughts on these hot topics: Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), Privacy and Security of Health Information, Medical Coding Standards, and Patient Matching.

YouTube expands credible health information labels to providers

Mobi Health News

Licensed healthcare professionals can apply to make their content eligible for health source information panels. The features previously only applied to organizations like educational institutions, hospitals and public health departments

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Going Legit: Sorting “Truth vs. Trash” in Online Health Information

Healthcare IT Today

And for 70% of teens, their first source of health information is the web. The following article includes contributions by Geri Lynn Baumblatt & Teresa Wagner. Most kids grow up online. It’s easier to use their phone, and they may not feel comfortable asking parents or teachers.

Exploring the Myths of Outsourced HIM (Health Information Management)

Healthcare IT Today

When it comes to HIM (Health Information Management), it seems like everyone has come to understand the value of outsourcing many of these services overseas.

Patients: Take back your health information. Here’s how.

KevinMD

Have you ever wondered why your personal health information essentially belongs to your health care provider or institution? I mean: why do they keep your information under lock and key, and you have to sign a release to get it? Tech Health IT Hospital-Based Medicine Primary CareAfter all, it’s your blood that they just pulled out and tested, it’s your body […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.

The New Health Information Exchange from Cloudticity: NLP, Catalogs, and Standards

Healthcare IT Today

Rapid exchange of patient data is crucial not only for coordinating care, but for research and public health.

State attorneys general call on Apple to beef up privacy protections for reproductive health information

Fierce Healthcare

State attorneys general call on Apple to beef up privacy protections for reproductive health information. hlandi. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 12:32

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

Mobi Health News

A chat with Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai

Ro launches WebMD-like health information website

Mobi Health News

The new site contains information about sexual health, hair loss, weight management, diabetes, men's health and allergies.

Featured Health IT Job: Health Information Technology Advisor

Healthcare IT Today

Today, we’re featuring the Health Information Technology Advisor position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. Bachelor degree in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Computer Science, Computer Programming, or similar degree.

Featured Health IT Job: Health Information Technology – Data Solutions Architect

Healthcare IT Today

Today, we’re featuring the Health Information Technology – Data Solutions Architect position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers.

Book: IHE Profiles for Health Information Exchange

Healthcare Exchange Standards

IHE Profiles for Health Information Exchange By Keith Boone He is the author, but he gives credit for pulling from many sources including my blog. I am late to promoting this book, should have done it back in March when it was released. It is called a book, but is available for free download in multiple formats. It goes a bit deeper than the IHE HIE Whitepaper

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Health Information Technology: 7 Issues To Consider

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. There are many uses of information technology in healthcare. The article Health Information Technology: 7 Issues To Consider appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial electronic health records interoperability MACRA telemedicineBy Joel Syder, business analyst, Academic Brits. In the previous years, these implementations have developed more than anyone could anticipate.

The Path to Patient Empowerment: Hospitals are granting patients access to their health information, but is that enough?

Healthcare IT Today

The 21 st Century Cures Act codifies immediate access to health information for patients. There is little value for patients to access health information they cannot understand. The Act paves the way for patients to become more pro-active partners in their care.

HHS Announces Investments For Health Information Exchanges

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity to expand and accelerate innovative uses of electronic health information via health information exchanges (HIEs) to support state and local […]. The article HHS Announces Investments For Health Information Exchanges appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

AHIMA Partners with Area9 Lyceum To Offer Adaptive Learning Features In Health Information Management (HIM) Academic Programs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is partnering with adaptive learning systems leader Area9 Lyceum to add an adaptive learning component to health information management (HIM) academic programs. Editorial American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Area9 Lyceum health information management lrik Juul Christensen Wylecia Wiggs Harris

HHS Proposes New Rules to Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange and use of electronic health information. The rules, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), would increase choice and competition […].

FHIR data in existing Nationwide Health Information Exchange

Healthcare Exchange Standards

In the USA and elsewhere, there are Document Sharing based Health Information Exchanges. The PUSH model is used to convey information to a specified recipient. These exchanges have been built up over the past ten or so years.

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Health Information Technology Must Enhance Collaboration and Patient Care

Society for Participatory Medicine

Moyez interviewed me on his Health Design Podcast recently, during which we talked about the rise of the electronic health record (EHR) and the barriers that EHRs can create to prevent true participatory medicine. . Why are we using an electronic health record in the first place?

Addressing Patient Health Information In-Security at HIMSS 2018

Health Populi

And it’s in personal health information: a medical record is valued 8 to 10 times the price of a credit card on the black market. Accenture studied the impact of medical and personal information theft, estimating an impact on one in 13 patients between 2015 and 2019. The largest number of consumers will be for medical information theft will touch 25 million patients; and, 6 million people will be victims of medical identity theft.

Draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan Supports Patient Access to Their Own Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public comment. The draft plan outlines federal health information technology (health IT) goals and objectives to ensure that individuals have access to their electronic health information to help enable them to manage their health and shop […].

IHE whitepaper on Health Information Exchange models

Healthcare Exchange Standards

One of the most significant applications of healthcare information technology is the exchange of health information among disparate clinical information systems and otherwise unaffiliated care providers. Across the world, various communities have developed or are developing methods for exchanging health information among healthcare providers, patients, and other authorized parties.

Epic, Anthem Strike Deal To Support Health Information Exchange

Healthcare IT Today

Health plan management company Anthem has struck a deal with Epic rolling out data sharing technology to health systems and providers who use the EHR vendor’s technology.

ONC Awards The Sequoia Project a Cooperative Agreement for the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to Support Advancing Nationwide Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announces that The Sequoia Project has been awarded a cooperative agreement to serve as the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE). Illegal copying is prohibited.

Wisconsin Health Information Organization Partners with SymphonyCare To Deliver All Payer Claims Database

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) and its technology partner, SymphonyCare, today announced the launch of WHIO 2.0, a next generation All Payer Claims Database (APCD) aimed at delivering informational assets with greater flexibility, analytical innovations and user-friendly applications to meet the emerging needs of their customers.

“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. Four in five people seeking healthcare information online in social media are concerned about the accuracy of that information served up. Therefore, most consumers a very satisfied with the healthcare information they receive from nurses, eye doctors, pharmacists, dentists, nurse practitioners, doctors, and dietitians.

HHS Extends Comment Period For Proposed Rules To Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is extending the public comment period by 30 days for two proposed regulations aimed at promoting the interoperability of health information technology (health IT) and enabling patients to electronically access their health information. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS

Apple is developing custom health information tracking chips

Mobi Health News

The custom sensor would measure information from the body beyond heart rate, report says

Google rolls out new search tools for health information on Medicare services, languages spoken by providers

Fierce Healthcare

Google rolls out new search tools for health information on Medicare services, languages spoken by providers. rtorrence. Thu, 12/02/2021 - 10:59

California's red-hot test of health information exchange

Morning eHealth

NIST on securing remote monitors — Neural nets as good as sleep doctors

WebMD moving from online health information to 'digital front door' for patients

Fierce Healthcare

WebMD moving from online health information to 'digital front door' for patients. hlandi. Tue, 08/24/2021 - 08:11

GoodRx launches health information site with the aim of being a go-to medical resource

Fierce Healthcare

GoodRx launches health information site with the aim of being a go-to medical resource. hlandi. Fri, 09/24/2021 - 17:03

Reinforcing Readiness and Saving Lives via Integrated Health Information Technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The military health system currently struggles with ways to collect and communicate health information from warfighters on the ground, whether in theater or in garrison. “The ability to electronically capture health data will be of vital importance.

HHS Announces Next Steps In Advancing Interoperability of Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today issued for public comment draft two of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that will support the full, network-to-network exchange of health information nationally. The article HHS Announces Next Steps In Advancing Interoperability of Health Information appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace A large portion of healthcare breaches occur due to human error, whether it is a lost/stolen device, clicking on a phishing email, or accidental disclosure of protected health information (PHI). Protecting patient health … Read more. The post Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Many Hospitals Still Holding Out On Direct Health Information Sharing

Healthcare IT Today

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Partnership will see Amazon Alexa provide access to NHS-verified health information

Mobi Health News

The tech giant's partnership with the NHS was first announced last year.

Leveling the Playing Field in Health Information Sharing: Complying with the 21st Century Cures Act

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Stephanie Jamison, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Greenway Health. Since its passage in late 2016, the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act has been setting the stage to reform the healthcare sector.

ViVE, The Industry’s New Health Information Technology Event

Optimum Healthcare IT

Continue reading ViVE, The Industry’s New Health Information Technology Event at Optimum Healthcare IT. ViVE merges the leadership of CHIME & the digital marketplace of HLTH for an event focused on the business of transformation in healthcare.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. By David Dallago, former chairman, McKinley County Commission. McKinley County, New Mexico, is the namesake of the assassinated 25 U.S. President William McKinley.