HIE News Round Up: Hospitals Pilot Apple’s Medical Records System; TEFCA Impact on HIEs; and Global EHR Market to Grow
Welcome to the Health Information Exchange Weekly News Round Up from RosettaHealth. Each week, we will provide you with a summary of all the actionable news that hospitals, HIT vendors, ACOs, and population health providers need to be smart and effective when it comes to health information exchange.
Why Apple's Moving Into The Health Records Market
Business Insider is offering this analysis as to why Apple is moving into the health records arena.
Geisinger, Dignity Health Among First Hospitals to Pilot Apple's Medical Records System
Geisinger Health System, Dignity Health and Johns Hopkins Medicine will be among the first12 hospitals nationwide to pilot Apple's medical records system.
ONC Health Data Exchange Framework a Near-Term Challenge for HIEs
The ONC Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) may cause short-term cost increases and additional levels of complexity for health information exchanges, accordingto HIMSS Senior Director of Federal and State Affairs Jeff Coughlin.
Coast Guard May Implement Cerner EHR System Mirroring DoD, VA
The Coast Guard should seriously consider implementing a Cerner EHR system to mirror that of the Department of Defense (DoD) and VA, accordingto testimony from the GAO.
eClinicalWorks EHR Receives 82 Percent Physician Satisfaction Rating
eClinicalWorks received top marks in physician satisfaction with an approval rating of 82 percent among users, according to a recent report.
New Epic Interoperability Features Enable User Collaboration
Epic has released a new functionality designed to leverage its Care Everywhere interoperability platform for more efficient patient care delivery across all organizations using Epic EHR.
Global Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market Expected to Reach $33,294 Million by 2023
According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the global EHR market was valued at $23,592 million in 2016, and is expected to reach $33,294 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 5.0 percent from 2017 to 2023.