HIE News Round Up: Carequality Promoting FHIR; MIPS Corrections; and MiHIN Enhances Population Health Efforts
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 Promoting Use of FHIR for Health Data Exchange
Carequality is looking to add support for FHIR standards to its trusted exchange framework as part of an effort to further streamline interoperability and standards use.
CMS Correcting Errors in 2017 MIPS Final Score Calculations
CMS has extended its targeted review process to October 15 to allow eligible clinicians, groups, and those participating in certain alternative payment models (APMs) to closely look over their 2017 MIPS final score and identify any calculation errors.
How Streamlined Data Exchange in Michigan Provided a Boost to Population Health
Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is enhancing its population health efforts through streamlined health data exchange efforts.
Patients Assert Patient Matching Key to Better Health Data Use
Patients largely agree that patient matching is an urgent issue and threat to patient safety, but have some security concerns about strategies for overcoming patient matching, according to a new report from Pew Charitable Trusts.
Hixny Extends Health Data Exchange Services to 9 New NY Counties
New York-based Hixny will now provide health data exchange services to nine additional counties as it expands its territory over an 18-month period.
VA, DoD Pledge to Align Efforts During EHR Rollout
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie and Department of Defense Secretary James Mattis have pledged to align their efforts as the agencies roll out a new $10 billion electronic health record (EHR) system.
Mayo Clinic Completes $1.5B Epic EHR Implementation Project
After years of preparation and work, Mayo Clinic has completed a $1.5 billion system-wide Epic EHR implementation project across all care sites.