HIE News Round Up: DirectTrust Facilitates 811M Data Exchange Transactions; SHIEC Survey; and ONC Meeting Updates
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.
DirectTrust Facilitates 811M Data Exchange Transactions in 2019
DirectTrust announced a record of 811 million secure direct messages in 2019, a 200 percent increase, from the 274 million transactions that occurred in 2018.
New SHIEC Survey Shows Growing Link Between HIEs and Social Service Organizations
HIEs report robust connections with community and social service organizations and are moving significant volumes of data, according to a new SHIEC survey.
Stakeholders Urge Federal Leaders to Release Health IT Rules
Thirty stakeholders from health organizations and tech companies are urging administrators to finalize the proposed rule based on interoperability and provisions on application programming interfaces (APIs).
The Sequoia Project Provides Feedback to Information Blocking Rule
The Sequoia Project’s Information Blocking Workgroup has released new guidance and feedback for the ONC ahead of the agency’s information blocking final rules.
Health Information Exchange Picks Up the Pace
Federal funding for a state-run health information exchange expires in 22 months, and Connecticut officials are working to get a system up and running before the money runs out.
Opt-In Consent Policies: Potential Barriers to Hospital Health Information Exchange
Opt-in patient consent requirements for health information exchange correlate with more reported regulatory barriers, especially among less technologically advanced hospitals, according to a new American Journal of Managed Care study.
IMAT Solutions Achieves NCQA eCQM Certification
Last week, IMAT Solutions announced that it has achieved its National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) eCQM Certification, which helps to ensure data integrity, improves efficiency in collecting data and can be used as standard supplemental data to calculate HEDIS® measures.
Dispatches From ONC's Annual Meeting
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