HIE News Round Up: Data Exchange and Population Health; FHIR Testing Tools; and Information Exchanges and MHS
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.
Data Exchange, Integration Shortfalls Stymie Population Health
Slow and uneven progress towards seamless health data interoperability is making it difficult for healthcare organizations to access the data they need for population health management, according to the 2018 CHIME Most Wired trends survey.
FHIR Testing Tools Can Foster Interoperability, Health Data Exchange
FHIR validation and testing tools can reduce variations in implementation, thus supporting interoperability and health data exchange, according to the ONC.
Provider Groups Generally Support Final Rule on E&M Documentation
CMS recently issued a final rule to streamline Evaluation and Management documentation requirements, but those new regulations have received mixed reviews from physician groups.
New Penn Medicine Initiative Streamlines Access to Electronic Health Records
Penn Medicine has launched a new initiative designed to serve as the middleman between electronic health records and clinicians, providing information clinicians would need to treat a patient in a timely way.
How IT Support Streamlines EHR Optimization, Boosts EHR Usability
Investing in IT services can help shorten the adjustment period that follows EHR optimization and system upgrades for improved EHR usability.
7 Health Information Exchanges Connect to Military Health System
Providers at the Military Health System (MHS) will now have access to patient EHRs from seven physician-led health information exchanges (HIEs) across the country to enable well-informed care delivery.
Duke Engineering Establishes Big Data, Precision Medicine Center
Duke University Pratt School of Engineering has established a new big data analytics center that will support global research to advance precision medicine.
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