HIE News Round Up: Final Interoperability Rules Under Review by OMB; EHNAC Health Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria; and KeyHIE News
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.
Final ONC, CMS Interoperability Rules Under Review By OMB
Two major federal rules aimed at stopping information blocking and spurring data sharing are now one step closer to being finalized.
EHNAC Posts 2020 Health Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria
The Electronic Healthcare Networks Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit accrediting body for health data exchange organizations, has posted new versions of program criteria for its 18 accreditation programs for public review.
How Interoperability Drives Care Coordination Over Care Continuum
Care coordination and interoperability between health data strengthens levels of care and reduces healthcare costs, according to a new study.
CMS Releases Medicaid Data to Boost Medical Research, Care Quality
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) increased public access to Medicaid and CHIP data through the release of Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data.
KeyHIE Adds FHIR-Based Imaging App to Health Information Exchange
The Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE) has unveiled an imaging app that allows physicians to distribute medical images and associated reports to enable better care coordination, provide important clinical context for diagnostic interpretations, and improve outcomes.
Most Patients With Access to Electronic Medical Records Not Using It
Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients given access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look, according to a study from the Oregon Health and Science University-Portland State University School of Public Health.
DirectTrust Health Data Exchange Enables 197M Transactions in Q3
DirectTrust recently announced a period of record growth at the close of the 2019 third quarter with the number of DirectTrust network users, addresses, and transactions.
7 Predictions From Health IT Execs About What Lies Ahead In 2020
Fierce Healthcare recently attended the CHIME Fall CIO Forum, and gathered these top seven predictions about HIT in 2020.
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