HIE News Round Up: Bringing EHRs to the Cloud; Another EHR and Physician Burnout Study; and Health IT in the Next Decade
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.
MEDITECH and Google Cloud Partner to Bring EHRs to the Cloud
MEDITECH is collaborating with Google Cloud to offer EHRs through the Google Cloud Platform, which will deliver greater access to patient data, facilitate interoperability, and enhance scalability.
NY Health System and Allscripts to Develop Next-Generation EHR
Northwell Health, New York’s largest health system, and Allscripts are joining forces to create a next-generation EHR, which will be cloud-based, voice-enabled, and artificially intelligence-based.
Health Groups Ask CMS to Address Prior Authorization, Care Access
A group of over 100 leading medical organizations are concerned about CMS efforts to address prior authorizations, and want the agency to look into regulatory solutions to the challenge in addition to its current efforts to automate the process.
MA Members Want Data Access, Unsure of Patient Portal Access
Over half of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries want access to their own medical records, but most say they can’t access a patient portal from their payer, or at least don’t know if they can, according to a new study.
HHS Issues $33.6M to Fund Patient Access to Care in Title X Clinics
The Department of Health & Human Services has awarded $33.6 million for family planning care in Title X clinics, ultimately aimed at helping those clinics increase patient access to care.
Study Shows Physician Burnout Directly Related to EHRs
EHRs are largely to blame for the physician burnout and stress epidemic that runs rampant in the medical industry, according to a group of researchers from the University of New Mexico (UNM).
How IT Will Impact Healthcare in the Next Decade
The landscape of healthcare entering the new decade is immeasurably different than it was in 2010, according to this recent Health Data Management article.
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