HIE News Round Up: EHR Reporting and Patient Safety; New PHOENIX Program in Michigan; and the Art of 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.
How the EHR Reporting Program May Impact Patient Safety and Burden
The EHR reporting program, a new program mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act, has the potential to drive patient safety and improve EHR usability, according to a new report from Pew.
$500K Grant to Support Health Information Exchange for Pop Health
Wayne State University has received a $500,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to implement the Population Health Outcomes and Information Exchange (PHOENIX) platform, which will function as a health information exchange (HIE) of sorts by collecting population health data to determine how community factors may be contributing to health concerns.
Underfunded Technology Creates Barriers On Road to Value-Based Care
A recent Center for Connected Medicine survey pinpoints obstacles related to patient engagement, data aggregation and analytics, and precision medicine.
AMIA Encourages NIH to Fund FHIR For Interoperability and Clinical Research
By investing in R&D for the HL7 spec, the National Institutes of Health can boost the utility of EHR data for research, and encourage other clinical innovations, according to AMIA.
Connecticut Facing Financial Obstacles Prior to 2020 HIE Launch
Prior to the 2020 launch of Connecticut’s health information exchange (HIE), organizers must develop long-term financial plans for sustainability and attract participants, according to a Connecticut Health Foundation report.
The Art of Interoperability in Improving Patient Experience
This recent MedCity News article offers frameworks, ideas and initiatives that are critical when it comes to improving interoperability.
Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020
Frost & Sullivan is offering its annual “top eight predictions” that will disrupt healthcare, which highlights interoperability.
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