HIE News Round Up: CommonWell-Carequality Connection Available; Electronic Health Record Abuse; and Growth of EHR Market
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.
CommonWell-Carequality Connection Now Generally Available
CommonWell Health Alliance recently announced its connection to the Carequality Framework is now generally available to all CommonWell members as part of an effort to improve interoperability nationwide.
AMA President Calls for End to Electronic Health Record Abuse
The nation’s largest physician group is calling for an end to electronic health record “abuse” which is relegating doctors to the role of data entry clerks and leading to widespread professional burnout.
Simplifying Clinical Documentation to Cut Administrative Burden
Hawaii Pacific Health is working to prevent physician burnout and reduce administrative burden on providers by cutting out the aspects of clinical documentation and EHR use that clinicians find least useful.
VA Achieves Several Milestones in Cerner EHR Implementation
OEHRM Executive Director John Windom recently detailed VA’s progress toward completing its Cerner EHR implementation.
Evidence Supports Continuity of Care Quality Measures in QPP
Adding quality measures related to continuity of care to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) may help lower healthcare costs and reduce hospitalizations, according to a new study.
CMS Proposes to Deregulate, Fast Track Medicaid Managed Care Programs
CMS has proposed a new rule to reduce regulation around Medicaid managed care programs and allow states to contract with private payers to deliver managed care at faster rates.
MEDITECH Launches EHR-Integrated Prescription Pricing Tool
MEDITECH users now have access to an EHR-integrated prescription pricing solution for cost transparency.
Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2023
The Global Electronic Health Records Market was valued at $23,592 million in 2016, and is expected to reach $33,294 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of +5 percent from 2018 to 2023.
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