HIE News Round Up: Congress and ONC Information Blocking Rules; HL7 and CAQH Partnership; and Data Sharing and SDOH
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.
Health Groups Tap Congress to Oversee ONC Information Blocking Rules
Seven major healthcare leadership groups sent a letter to Congress critiquing the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) proposed rule on interoperability and information blocking within the 21st Century Cures Act.
HL7, CAQH Partner for Administrative, Clinical Interoperability
CAQH CORE and Health Level Seven International (HL7) announced a collaboration to improve interoperability and improve the automation between administrative and clinical systems.
Philadelphia Health Information Exchange Expanding to New Jersey
HealthShare Exchange (HSX), a non-profit health information exchange for the Greater Philadelphia area, has increased its reach by extending its data sharing services to provider organizations in New Jersey.
Data Sharing Standards Needed to Address Patients’ SDOH
Federal and state agencies should develop standards for data sharing and interoperability in order to better address patients’ social determinants of health (SDOH), according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
EHR Documentation Struggles in the ED, Confirms EHR Use Challenges
There are still some discrepancies between EHR documentation and what actually happened during a clinical encountering, underscoring the salient challenges related to physician EHR use, according to a new study.
Viewpoint: Lack of EHR Interoperability Keeps Fax Machines Alive in Hospitals
Fax machines have remained an integral way for hospitals and health systems to securely exchange patient health data in lieu of proficient interoperability between different EHR systems, according to Lloyd Minor, MD, Dean of the Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine.
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