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. Turns out that SDoH was a particularly […]. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System LTPAC Regulations Security and Privacy AHIMA Bill Wagner ComplyAssistant Gerry Blass Health Information Blocking Health Information Management HIM Scene HIPAA ICD-11 Jon Melling KIWI-TEK Lauren Riplinger Medical Coding Standards MRO Patient Matching Pivot Point Consulting Rita Bowen Sue Bowman

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.

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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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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).

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

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

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. The article HHS Extends Comment Period For Proposed Rules To Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Nationwide Health Information Exchange on #FHIR

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Most use of FHIR today is as an API to an organizations health information (EHR). I have plenty of articles on how a Nationwide Health Information Exchange (HIE) could be built with the IHE XD* family of profiles.

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.

California's red-hot test of health information exchange

Morning eHealth

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

HHS Announces Next Steps In Advancing Interoperability of Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

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NHS partners with Amazon to provide health information through Alexa

FierceHealthIT

s National Health Service has partnered with tech giant Amazon to enable patients to access verified health information using Alexa devices. The U.K.’s The NHS touts the initiative as particularly helpful for those who cannot access the internet

Anthem launching new app offering personalized health information, texting with doctors

FierceHealthIT

Health insurer Anthem has launched a new mobile app that enables its 40 million members to get quicker access to personalized health information and text with a doctor for follow-up advice for less than the cost of a copay

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.

In Shrewd Move, Amazon Quietly Captures Huge Store Of UK Health Information

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon has quietly struck a data-sharing deal with England’s National Health Service giving it free access to a range of health data from British consumers.

#SPM2018 speakers @_AngelaKennedy and daughter Grace: “Personal Health Information is Saving Grace”

Society for Participatory Medicine

17 in Boston, attached to the prestigious Connected Health conference. Due to a lack of and incorrect personal health information, Grace was being treated for conditions she did not have.

Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act: Making Electronic Health Information Available to Patients and Providers

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. On Tuesday, March 26, the Senate health committee will hold a hearing on implementation of the electronic health information provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act.

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Health information executives beg for help on cyber

Morning eHealth

White House opioid summit Thursday — Cassidy introduces PDMP bill

InterSystems Selected as Primary Technology Partner for Nation’s Longest Standing Public-Private Health Information Network

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The network will implement InterSystems HealthShare suite of connected health solutions to help deliver the initial enhancements.

The Importance of a Nursing Data Framework To Achieve Consistent Quality In Health Information Exchange

Electronic Health Reporter

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Privacy experts skeptical of Facebook’s moves to protect sensitive health information

FierceHealthIT

Facebook announced changes to its platform that it says will give users more privacy when discussing health conditions or sharing health information in closed groups. Privacy experts and patient advocates say these changes do not go far enough to protect users’ personal health information and ensure that the data will not be collected or used

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000.

Collection, use of consumer data puts sensitive health information at risk, groups say

FierceHealthIT

The information that consumers share online, including sensitive health data, is being collected, shared with third parties and sold, often without consumers’ awareness, and that is putting consumers’ privacy and data at risk, according to many federal lawmakers and consumer groups

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps. This reputation also killed many residents’ spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

DirectTrust Announces Second Annual Summit; Speakers Sought

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. DirectTrust also announced its call for speaker proposals is now open to health information industry experts interested in speaking at the Summit.

Algorithms v's Privacy : health information is being sold and turned into ‘risk scores’

Lloyd Price

Companies are starting to sell “risk scores” to doctors, insurers and hospitals to identify patients at risk of opioid addiction or overdose, without patient consent and with little regulation of the kinds of personal information used to create the scores. Health insurance giant Cigna and UnitedHealth's Optum are also using risk scores. Congress hasn’t taken up the issue of intrusive big data collection in health care. The practice scares some health care safety advocates.

Healthcare In 2030: Discussing The Future of Blockchain and The Road To Adoption

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Editorial blockchain Chrissa McFarlane health information exchange Jonathan Fuchs Patientory Patientory AssociationIllegal copying is prohibited. By Chrissa McFarlane, CEO, Patientory, and Jonathan Fuchs, FACHE, member of the board, Patientory Association. As we approach a new decade, there are a plethora of predictions being made around the future of the healthcare […].

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

This byline focuses on the efforts of David Conejo, CEO, RMCHCS Hospital who spoke on the Health IT Expo Data Integration Panel, May 31 at 2:30 pm.). This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness, and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Native American youth have the highest rates of alcoholism of any racial group in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Health information exchanges prepare for patient displacement as Hurricane Michael gains steam

FierceHealthIT

As Hurricane Michael descended on the Florida panhandle Wednesday morning, HIEs in surrounding states were preparing to activate an emergency data sharing infrastructure to ensure clinicians have updated medical information on displaced patients

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New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

McKinley County, New Mexico, is the namesake of the assassinated 25 U.S. President William McKinley. Many locals, particularly those Native Americans of Navajo decent living on reservations, have also been the victim of assassination, but in character in addition to physical attacks

Provider, Software Company Tussle Over Rights To Critical Data

Healthcare IT Today

In what may be the nightmare scenario for most health IT leaders, a post-acute care provider has entered into a legal battle with a former vendor over access to its patient data. Post Acute Medical LLC post-acute care Protected Health Information