HIE News Round Up: AHA and CMMI Health Data Exchange; Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services News; and Brazil’s EHRs
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.
AHA Suggests CMMI Promote Health Data Exchange, Regulatory Relief
The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently responded to a CMS request for information (RFI) to set a new direction for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Center (CMMI).
GE Healthcare EHR Earns 2015 Edition ONC Health IT Certification
GE Healthcare’s EHR and practice management solutions recently received 2015 edition ONC health IT certification to help eligible professionals (EPs) and clinicians successfully meet federal reporting requirements.
EHRA Recommends CMMI Align Regulations, CEHRT Requirements
The EHR Association (EHRA) recently submitted a letter to CMS requesting the federal agency align technology requirements of new payment models with requirements related to certified EHR technology (CEHRT).
Brazil to Introduce Electronic Patient Records
The Brazilian government has launched a public tender for several IT services underpinning the digitization of patient records at over 42,000 public health clinics across the country.
EHR Clinical Decision Support Alerts Increase HPV Vaccination
Physicians using EHR systems with clinical decision support are more likely to lead to the ordering human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines when alerts are included, according to a recent study.
Another Michigan Health Information Exchange Qualifies for MiHIN
Oakland Physician Network Services (OPNS) recently became Michigan’s 13th HIE qualified organization by joining the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN).
Electronic Health Records Market Global Industry Analysis and Forecast
According to the latest Crystal Market Research analysis, the web-based EHR segment is expected to dominate the market through 2025.