HHS STAR HIE Program Funds 5 Organizations To Improve Interoperability

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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 […].

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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. HHS also released a notice of funding opportunity to engage a non-profit, industry-based organization that will advance nationwide interoperability. […].

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

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

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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.

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.

More Hospitals Achieving Interoperability Goals

Healthcare IT Today

New research from the ONC has found that a meaningful percentage of hospitals are engaged in data sharing, with a growing number making patient health information available from outside sources. C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Org Type Electronic Data Sharing Health Data Interoperability Hospital Data Sharing Hospital Interoperability Barriers ONC Patient Health Information

Key Takeaways From CMS/ONC Officials Regarding New Interoperability Proposed Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Following the release of its proposed new rules designed to improve the interoperability of electronic health information, members of leadership from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a call to provide additional detail about the proposed rule, and to answer questions from the media. Hargan information blocking interoperability patient health information Seema Verma

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. InterSystems announces it has been selected by the eHealth Exchange, the largest nationwide health information network connecting the public and private sectors, as the technology partner powering the network’s latest expansion plans. The network will implement InterSystems HealthShare suite of connected health solutions to help deliver the initial enhancements.

Statements from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Interoperability Flexibilities amid the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in conjunction with the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced a policy of enforcement discretion […]. Editorial CMS Administrator COVID-19 Don Rucker healthcare interoperability delay interoperability delay National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Seema Verma

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. Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability HIE Interoperabilility Institute Interoperability Land Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services MiHIN

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

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article The Importance of a Nursing Data Framework To Achieve Consistent Quality In Health Information Exchange appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial AI CCC system Crossing the Quality Chasm Dr. Luann Whittenburg ealth Information Exchange HIEs interoperabilityIllegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Luann Whittenburg, PhD, RN, FAAN.

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). Digital Health Healthcare Information Technology Innovation Uncategorized AI blockchain Groundhog Day health information technology health IT health IT adoption HIMSS 2018 HIT buzzword bingo interoperability telemedicine

AHIMA19 Celebrated Innovation and Global Impact At the Annual Conference

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Wylecia Wiggs Harris, CEO, American Health Information Management Association. At the AHIMA19: Health Data and Information Conference, leaders in health information management (HIM) shared innovations in healthcare and addressed issues affecting patient access to their health records including the privacy, accuracy and interoperability of that information.

Understanding the Difference Between Telemedicine Integration and Interoperability

GlobalMed

This scenario has become the standard in today’s virtual health programs. But this kind of integration isn’t complete and it definitely doesn’t enable interoperability. And when it comes to running a robust and clinically responsible telemedicine program , interoperability is vital.

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. Editorial DirectTrust Summit health information exchange interoperability protected health informationIllegal copying is prohibited.

Global collaboration on digital health efforts now can promote interoperability in the future

Mobi Health News

Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.

Finalized Interoperability Rules Hold Health IT Developers Accountable, Sparking Demand for Innovative EHR Browser Extensions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently finalized a new rule to support seamless and secure access, exchange and use of electronic health information (EHI). […]. The article Finalized Interoperability Rules Hold Health IT Developers Accountable, Sparking Demand for Innovative EHR Browser Extensions appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Healthcare Interoperability Expanded Significantly In 2019 with More than 19 Billion Secure Health Data Transactions Nationwide

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Healthcare interoperability and enhanced information sharing continued to improve healthcare quality, safety and cost for U.S. The nationwide health information network processed 19.15 The article Healthcare Interoperability Expanded Significantly In 2019 with More than 19 Billion Secure Health Data Transactions Nationwide appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Revenue Cycle Management and Telehealth—What Are the Challenges?

Healthcare IT Today

The following us a guest article by Khalid Al-Maskari, CEO and Founder, Health Information Management Systems. Now that COVID-19 has triggered an explosion of telehealth, more clinics are recognizing virtual patient care as an essential aspect of the integrated care model.

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

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for 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 […].

Global collaboration on digital health efforts now can curb interoperability in the future

Mobi Health News

Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.

HHS' final interoperability rules standardize APIs for patient health data access through apps

Mobi Health News

CMS-regulated payers will begin supporting HL7 FHIR APIs next year, allowing third-party developers to include claims data and other patient health information in their apps

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Interoperability: The Key To Enhanced Care and Becoming A Preferred Provider

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Interoperability, as it was envisioned, should be built on transparency and connectivity, allowing a patient’s critical health information to be easily accessible, regardless of where treatment is being administered. The article Interoperability: The Key To Enhanced Care and Becoming A Preferred Provider appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Interoperability & Healthcare – the Role of Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In the age of the digital health revolution, providers now more than ever are being faced with the decision of whether to incorporate technology solutions to aide, scale, and compliment their market strategies for patient care. The pillar of interoperability is the stream of workflows, patient data, and other necessary information through software and data integrations. EMR cost savings care continuum interoperability

New HL7 FHIR Accelerator Project Aims to Improve Interoperability of Social Determinants of Health Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Health Level Seven International (HL7), the global authority for interoperability in health information technology, and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the only medical society devoted solely to primary care, are pleased to announce that the Gravity Project is now part of the HL7 FHIR Accelerator Program. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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KeyHIE, Life Image Implement FHIR-Based Imaging App To Share Diagnostic Content In Provider Portal

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE), a network of more than 350 healthcare facilities, announced that it recently launched an innovative new tool that allows physicians to share medical images and associated reports to enable better care coordination, provide important clinical context for diagnostic interpretations, and improve outcomes.

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Changing Priorities of Next Generation HIEs

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This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dr. Chris Hobson, chief medical officer, Orion Health. For nearly a decade, Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have been looking for their long-term sustainable business model. Editorial Dr. Chris Hobson Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) interoperability Orion Health Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA

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What’s Next for Health? HIMSS19 Sets the Stage

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. HIMSS today shared insights on what’s next in health on the heels of the HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition. The article What’s Next for Health? Editorial HIMSS19 interoperability Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Understanding the Difference Between Telemedicine Integration and Interoperability

GlobalMed

Introducing GlobalMed’s New Interoperability Tools. This scenario has become the standard in today’s virtual health programs. But this kind of integration isn’t complete and it definitely doesn’t enable interoperability. And when it comes to running a robust and clinically responsible telemedicine program , interoperability is vital. Her story is vague, and I need more diagnostic and treatment information to proceed.

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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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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. Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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The New Stories Data Can Tell

Healthcare IT Today

In order to make the best possible decision during a crisis, healthcare leaders need reliable, up-to-date information delivered quickly. Delays and inaccuracies in getting that information can mean lives lost. Omni-HealthData, from Information Builders recently introduced enhanced capabilities to make it even easier for healthcare providers to get a single, high-quality view of patients, physicians […].

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CMS' new interoperability rule requires major changes for payers, hospitals. Here are 6 key elements

FierceHealthIT

CMS' new interoperability rule will require major changes for payers and hospitals to provide patients access to their health information. The two rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Monday implement interoperability and patient access provisions of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act.

Dynamic Integration: Reducing Costs And Enabling Virtual Health Data Interoperability

GlobalMed

GlobalMed recently announced that it is delivering FHIR-enabled integration to address interoperability limits between virtual care delivery solutions and other systems such as EHRs and practice management software. With the information in hand, eNcounter will configure itself so that it aligns with the unique FHIR implementation of its targeted host. Telemedicine Integration and Interoperability. Introducing DIMS.

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Tipping point in Health Interoperability Maturity

Healthcare Exchange Standards

In the past two weeks I have been in large audience discussions where there is a very different kind of topic being discussed around Health Information Technology. 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. Definition The definition of Interoperability includes this tipping point.