HIE News Round Up: Carequality and Digital Medical Image Exchange; MiHIN and GLHC Integration Complete; and 10 Years in Health IT
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.
How Carequality is Tackling Digital Medical Image Exchange
Carequality is poised to end the use of CDs and DVDs for medical image exchange and enter the digital realm, according to this recent EHR Intelligence article.
Top MI Health Information Exchange Networks Complete Integration
Following a two-month integration, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has successfully linked with Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC), the leading health information exchange in Michigan.
Defense Officials Tout Smoother Electronic Health Records Rollout
After a challenging start to the military-wide rollout of the Defense Department’s new electronic health records system, the first wave of the revitalized effort went “much, much smoother,” top officials told reporters last week.
CMS: MIPS Positive Payment Adjustments Increase in 2020
Ninety-eight percent of eligible clinicians participating in the Merit Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS) will receive a positive payment adjustment in 2020, a five-percentage point increase since MIPS began, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Clinician Engagement Key to Cutting Burnout from EHR Use
Primary care practitioners (PCPs) are struggling with a sense of low professional fulfillment and a high burnout rate due to high EHR usage and “office” work, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Florida Provider to Pay $85K Fine for Not Sharing Timely Patient Records
A Florida provider has agreed to pay HHS' Office for Civil Rights $85,000 for allegedly neglecting to share a patient's medical records with their preferred third party, even after the agency assisted.
10 Years In Health IT: 10 Defining People, Events and Companies
From the rise of EHRs, to a spike in ransomware attacks and big tech taking greater strides into the industry, healthcare CIOs have faced plenty of opportunities and threats in the last 10 years. Becker's compiled 10 of the most notable events and/or trends that have shaped health IT since 2009.
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