HIE News Round Up: DirectTrust Surpasses 1 Billion Transactions; Social Determinants and Payers; and the SHIEC 2019 HIE Podcast
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 Surpasses 1 Billion Health Data Exchange Transactions
DirectTrust recently reported continued steady growth in the number of participating organizations, patient users, and health data exchange transactions in the second financial quarter of 2019.
EHNAC Launches Regulatory Consulting and Advisory Services
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) recently announced the launch of a Consulting and Advisory Services offering designed to help healthcare stakeholders with risk assessments, compliance gaps, and third-party assurance requirements.
Wide Variety of Groups Support Standardizing Addresses in Electronic Health Records
Clinical societies representing medical and health IT professionals, health plans, hospitals, software developers, and other groups agree: Commonsense changes to federal criteria for using demographic data—such as addresses—would make it easier to link patients’ health records across different providers.
Cerner Launches Learning Health Network to Boost EHR Data Insights
Cerner recently announced the development of the Cerner Learning Health Network, which is designed to help clinicians more easily use EHR data insights to guide better-informed care.
Benefits of Investing in Social Determinants of Health for Payers
UnitedHealthcare’s $1.1 million investment in four Ohio non-profits highlights why payers should invest in social determinants of health.
Anthem, Humana Along With Apple and Google Testing API for Patient Access to Claims Data
The Carin Alliance, a private sector collaboration made up of major health insurers, providers, health IT companies and tech giants, has developed a data model and draft implementation guide to standardize claims data sharing with the aim of making medical claims data easier to access for patients.
PODCAST: Three HIE Leaders Discuss Health Data Exchange Opportunities and Challenges in Advance of SHIEC 2019
In case you missed it, we recently published a podcast with Phil Beckett, CEO of HASA; Michael Gagnon, Executive Director of HealtHIE Nevada; and Nance Shatzkin, Founder of Shatzkin Systems (who also serves as the CIO and CISO of the Bronx RHIO), who all shared their perspectives on the state of health data exchange in advance of the 2019 Annual SHIEC Conference.
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