HIE News Round Up: Direct Message Usage Increases; Hospitals and Interoperability; and HIMSS19 Interoperability Showcase
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 Data Exchange Grows, Direct Message Use Jumps 63 Percent in 2018
Health data exchange continues to grow nationwide as Direct message transactions increase by 63 percent in 2018, according to DirectTrust.
Hospitals Outline Agenda to Accelerate Interoperability
Hospitals and health systems are making progress in sharing health information, with 93 percent making records available to patients online, but collaboration across many private and public sector entities, including technology vendors and policymakers, is necessary to achieve comprehensive interoperability, according to a new report.
Vermont Health Information Exchange Considering Op-Out Consent
After years of struggling to boost the number of patient health records included in the exchange, leaders of Vermont’s health information exchange (HIE) are considering changing their consent policy from opt-in to opt-out.
Nebraska Research Hospital To Launch MEDITECH EHR Implementation
Nebraska-based Boys Town National Research Hospital recently made the decision to begin a MEDITECH EHR implementation as part of an effort to improve revenue cycle management and behavioral healthcare delivery.
HASA HIE Leverages IMAT Solutions for Improving Population Health in Texas
Last week, IMAT Solutions announced that it is helping Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA), the non-profit, community HIE for North, South and West Texas, to liberate health data for enhanced population health efforts.
HIMSS19 Interoperability Showcase Eyes Standards-Based Health Ecosystem
Interoperability is one of the most important and most vexing issues facing health IT today. And once again HIMSS is addressing it at its Global Conference and Exhibition with the HIMSS19 Interoperability Showcase specialty pavilion.
HIMSS19 Guide For Clinicians
Here’s a roundup of must-attend events for nurses and physicians at the upcoming HIMSS conference next month in Orlando.
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