HIE News Round Up: Carequality and DirectTrust Enhancing Health Data Exchange; ONC EHR Reporting Program; and Rochester RHIO News
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.
Carequality, DirectTrust Continue Growing Health Data Exchange
Carequality and DirectTrust have each achieved significant growth in recent months as health data exchange continues to grow steadily nationwide.
HIMSS, AMIA Suggest Improvements to ONC EHR Reporting Program
HIMSS and AMIA recently listed ways ONC can ensure the EHR Reporting Program supports interoperability improvements, health IT safety, patient health data access, and compliance with CMS value-based payment and quality improvement programs.
HHS Looks to Enable Innovation Through Value-Based Payment
As healthcare moves from fee-for-service to value-based payment, HHS can either serve to enable innovation—or stifle it—through its reimbursement and regulatory activities, according to HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan.
Rochester RHIO Expanding Health Data Exchange with State Grant
More than 60 healthcare providers throughout the greater Rochester area are contributing patient EHRs to Rochester RHIO after receiving grants from a New York grant program.
EHR Tools May Help to Increase Behavioral Health Screening Rates
EHR tools designed to address behavioral health needs may help to boost behavioral health screening rates in community health centers, according to new research from the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (JABFM).
HIEs Provide Access to Patient Records in Wake of Hurricane Michael
In preparation for Hurricane Michael, SHIEC connected HIEs throughout the Southeast to make sure providers in surrounding states had access to patient records.
Electronic Health Records Show Promise in Reducing Unnecessary Testing
After it implemented electronic health record-based interventions, Boston Medical Center reduced unnecessary diagnostic testing and increased the use of postoperative order sets, two markers of providing high-value medical care, a new study shows.
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