HIE News Round Up: eHealth Exchange and Carequality Implementation; HealthShare Exchange News; and FDA and Interoperability
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.
Nationwide eHealth Exchange Finalizing Carequality Implementation
The eHealth Exchange, the largest network of its kind, is finalizing its Carequality implementation to provide a common gateway for all participants and support additional exchange methods.
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.
Allscripts Joins Apple Health Records, Boosts Patient Data Access
Allscripts has partnered with Apple Health Records, allowing patients to link their patient portal information to the mobile health platform and send health data to any party the patient chooses.
FDA Plans to Modernize Infrastructure for Improved Interoperability
The FDA has plans to define its technology infrastructure and framework in order to improve interoperability and inform regulatory decision-making in real time.
Blue Cross Plan Doubles Housing Investments To Address Social Determinants
One of the nation’s largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans is more than doubling its investments in housing and related support to the homeless and those who cannot afford rent as health insurers intensify their efforts to address social determinants of health.
How Payers Transform Volumes of Data into Actionable Information
With the volume of information payers have and the limitless challenges in healthcare, how can payers effectively leverage data? Payers should assemble dedicated provider teams to sift through the data, according to Leanne Metcalfe, PhD, Executive Director of Data Science at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.
Epic to Gather Records of 20 Million Patients for Medical Research
Epic is unveiling a massive data compilation effort intended to gather de-identified patient information from participating systems that eventually could be used by clinicians to improve care decisions.
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