HIE News Round Up: HASA Taps RosettaHealth; ONC Chief and Health Data Exchange; and AHA and MIPS Policy
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.
Texas-Based HASA Taps RosettaHealth to Boost Access and Sharing of HIE Patient Data
Last week, we announced that HASA, the HIE for North, South and West Texas, is now using the RosettaHealth platform to enhance exchange of patient health records.
ONC Chief Keen on Moving Health IT Innovation Beyond the HER
The current ONC chief aims to create an environment for health IT innovation by improving data liquidity and access to data.
The Sequoia Project’s Carequality Connects Over 50 Percent of Providers
The Carequality network’s health data exchange initiative now connects more than 580,000 providers nationwide.
AHA Opposes Major Potential Changes to MIPS Policy, Requirements
The American Hospital Association (AHA) suggested the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) refrain from pushing for major changes to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) to avoid further confusing providers still adjusting to the fledgling program.
Standardization Biggest Barrier to Healthcare Interoperability
Hattiesburg Clinic Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) Bryan Batson recently spoke with EHRIntelligence.com about how health data exchange has changed, and the barriers keeping exchange from reaching its full potential.
Providers Caring for an Aging Population Need Widespread HIE Use
Health information exchange (HIE) use allows providers caring for a highly-mobile aging patient population to send, receive, and access all types of health data to ensure quality care delivery
6 Use Cases for EHR Data Utilization in Public, Community Health
EHR data could allow for dramatic improvements in addressing community health challenges, according to a recent report released by the de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.