HIE News Round Up: CMS and Value-Based Models for Primary Care; EHR Usability; and Improving Patient Matching
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.
CMS Unveils New Value-Based Care Models for Primary Care Providers
CMS and HHS have announced the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of value-based care payment models that will strengthen primary care and deliver better value for patients.
Humana Sees Population Health Gains for Medicare Advantage Members
Medicare Advantage members living in Humana’s seven original Bold Goal communities have seen an improvement in population health, according to Humana’s 2019 Bold Goal Progress Report.
Hospitals in Two States Launch MEDITECH EHR Implementation
Kansas-based Atchison Hospital and Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) in Montana recently went live with MEDITECH’s web-based EHR system, Expanse.
12 Ways EHR Usability Problems Threaten Pediatric Patient Safety
Problems with EHR usability are detrimental to provider satisfaction and clinical efficiency, but a new report from Pew Charitable Trusts outlines how clunky interfaces and clinical workflows may also have a negative effect on pediatric patient safety.
NJ Behavioral Health Providers Receive $6M Grant for EHR Adoption
The New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services recently granted behavioral healthcare providers across the state $6 million to fund EHR adoption and implementation projects.
Big Data Analytics Strategies are Maturing Quickly in Healthcare
Healthcare organizations have quickly revved up their big data analytics strategies in an effort meet the challenges of value-based care, according to a recent survey from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
Study: Data Standardization Improves Patient Matching
Standardizing address information and last names could help to link patient health records by as much as 8 percent in the United States, according to a recent JAMA study.
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