HIE News Round Up: EHNAC HIT Criteria; Accessing PDMP Data; and Google and Medical Records
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.
EHNAC Lays Out HIT Industry Practices Criteria for 2020
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission has released draft criteria for its 18 accreditation programs in 2020. EHNAC accredits a range of industry stakeholders for meeting best business practices that include data exchange, privacy and security protections and other metrics.
ONC: One-Third of Providers Can Access PDMP Data Within EHRs
One-in-three hospitals can access prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) data within its EHR system, ONC leaders wrote in a recent blog post referencing new data from the agency.
Google Wants to Give Doctors Web-Like Searches for Medical Records
Google’s recently created health unit envisions developing a search bar that would help doctors search medical records like they do the web.
Home Health Provider Adopts Cerner EHR to Drive Population Health
Vively Health, a home healthcare provider for vulnerable patient populations, announced a partnership with Cerner EHR to improve care delivery, improve health outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions, and push its population health mission.
Unstructured EHR Data More Useful for Predictive Analytics, Study Shows
Real world evidence drawn from unstructured clinical notes was more accurate in algorithmic prediction of coronary artery disease than structured data, a new study from AMIA shows.
Allscripts EHR to Fight Physician Burnout Using Voice Recognition
Allscripts announced a partnership with NoteSwift Inc. to implement its voice recognition software into the vendor’s EHR to limit physician burnout.
Payers Drive Patient Navigation, Education to Cut Uninsurance
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) seeks to address uninsurance in the US by developing an education and patient navigation campaign, known as Be Covered, to inform the uninsured of their health insurance options.
Leidos’ EHR Consulting Branch Acquired by Leading Talent Solutions Provider
ettain group, a leading talent solutions provider, announced its acquisitions of the Leidos commercial EHR consulting business, along with Global Employment Solutions (GES).
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